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Ah, the infamous question that I pondered for years. I had always been “happy” for the most part, but it was never that “I’m so excited for life, jump out of bed, appreciate everything, radiance” type of happiness. I had seen numerous Facebook updates or Instagram posts along those lines and honestly thought it was all BS. I thought that the people posting this crap were just posting to look happy, and that they weren’t actually insanely happy. There was no way they could be. Up until a few years ago, I had yet to learn the answer to this…

You know that scene in Beauty & The Beast, where Belle navigates around town and through busy streets with her nose in a book? Yeah, that was me. But my nose was in my phone. We’re mostly all guilty of it, constantly consuming, staying connected. I’m actually 40,000 feet in the air as I write this and have paid for an internet package. I’ve used it more for texting than I have for the research I was wanting to do. This need for connectivity has been something that I had been aware of for quite some time, but didn’t necessarily…

Just over a year ago, I quit my agency job of 2 years (in the industry I went to school for) with no future job lined up, no money saved, packed up my things, said goodbye to my friends and family and moved across the country to a city I had been to just once (for a few hours at night so it really didn’t count) where I only really knew one person. And it was the best decision I’ve ever made. …pardon? Let’s rewind a bit more. It was nearing the end of my 3rd year of University, and…