I was at Chapters one day and was browsing through the bargain books. I saw a book titled “House Rules”. I picked it up, as I was drawn to the title and what it represented for me; growing up in a home suffocated by rules and restrictions. The description of the book described the memoir … More 10 Years Later: A reflection on the memoir “House Rules” by Rachel Sontag
We’ve all been there. That moment where someone says or thinks something that is not completely true – and they blame you, when all else around them seems hopeless. Maybe, because blaming you is the only hope they have left. Whether it is a client, a friend, or in this particular case – a biological … More Letting Go of Their Reality
A few days ago, I got a job offer for a job I wanted for a very long time. Most of what I have done schooling wise and career wise had been to get me to a place where I could get this job. And now I got it. After years of hard work. Yet, … More My Journey with Celebrating
There is a theory named the 40 Developmental Assets. The idea is, is that there are 40 major assets found in a healthy child or adults life. The more assets the child or adult has, the more likely they are to be better connected to their community and display positive development physically, emotionally and psychologically. … More My Journey with Friends. Then to Now. None to Some.
It is hard to stay grounded and present when you feel like there is no floor to stand on. Uncertainty. An interesting concept. Especially for one in their mid-twenties. All of the most popular books now are all about persons who go off and abandon their lives to go hike a mountain or some crap … More Uncertainty and the meme that no one shares
Who am I? And why would you want to read this? If you are like me, reading can sometimes feel like effort, unless you feel connected to the writer or, the topic they write about. You need to feel passion and interest. I cannot remember the first time I felt passion. I am not sure … More My Stories and Journeys: Prologue