What it’s Like to Watch a Family Member Suffer Through Parkinson’s

My dad, is the family member with Parkinson’s. It’s not some distant uncle or close cousin, it’s my dad. And I should clarify it’s not my “dad, dad.” I am very blessed to have two mothers and two fathers. I never use to look at it that way growing up but I definitely do now. My parents (Paulette and Winston) divorced when I was 8. … Continue reading What it’s Like to Watch a Family Member Suffer Through Parkinson’s

Hypnotherapy in Halifax

When I say “hypnotherapy,” I know most people are thinking of someone standing on a stage, clucking like a chicken while everyone else is laughing. Contrary to popular belief, people under hypnosis are in total control of themselves and would never do anything they would normally find highly objectionable. So what is hypnotherapy and how is it a useful tool? Hypnotherapy is guided hypnosis, or … Continue reading Hypnotherapy in Halifax

New Year, Better Me

It’s that time again. 2018 is officially over and now that 2019 has started everyone is making resolutions for how they hope their year will go, what they want to achieve and how they want to see themselves change. A lot of the common goals people make will include: drinking less, working out more, saving money, travelling, learn a new language, reading a certain number … Continue reading New Year, Better Me

Why It’s Hard to Write About the Personal Stuff

Usually, when posting on my blog, people react really well to posts like “Binge Worthy TV Shows” or “Places to Shop in Halifax,” but generally people react the best to personal posts. Like when I wrote about what it’s like to go from dating to roommates. Something that’s real and has been lived through and overcome. But I’ve found since I started writing that it’s … Continue reading Why It’s Hard to Write About the Personal Stuff

It’s Okay to Have a Night Alone

1) I’m a social butterfly, I feed off of social interaction. 2) I have major FOMO (fear of missing out). This usually means that my evenings or days off and filled with friends. Whether it’s going to the beach, going out for dinner and drinks, or dancing downtown, I’ve usually got something on the go. But this past weekend my usual Saturday night took a … Continue reading It’s Okay to Have a Night Alone

What it’s Actually like to go From Dating to Roommates

Usually after people have been dating for a while the most common next step is to move in together. A lot of people either feel very certain and excited about this decision or pressured and not ready. Some people move in after a few months of dating, a year, or some wait a number of years before taking this step. Some people even get engaged … Continue reading What it’s Actually like to go From Dating to Roommates