After meeting this gentleman downtown, he had texted me for about two days. The conversation ended with him asking my birthday. I don’t know if I was just too busy or if I had decided not to engage in conversation any longer but I stopped replying and continued to move on with my life. Read more “I Think I Know You From Somewhere – A Creative Story – Part 2”
Happiness – it’s one of those things we all hope for and want for ourselves but it’s also one of those things that is hard to describe. We know what happiness isn’t; you can feel it when you don’t want to get out of bed every morning or find yourself staring off in your room with a pang of sadness in your heart. That can be described as being unhappy. But what is happiness? Is it when none of those feelings exist? Or is that neutral? Is there more to being happy than just not being sad? Read more “Happiness to Me”
With the passing of Carrie Fisher and George Michael to round out the turbulent 2016, we can all agree that it has been a year full of sadness. The phrase “Fuck 2016” and “blame it on 2016” has whispered past my own lips as well as the corridors of my school. I used chalk my personal bad luck and sadness to the way the cards have been dealt for me this year. However, with 2017 looming overhead, I have been looking back on all the ups and downs of the last year. In retrospective, I find myself being extremely hard on 2016 Rebecca. Taking an outsider’s perspective, certainly my life could seem amazing. I have friends, a great education, strong work ethic, caring family. Yet, I can only focus on the negatives. Why is that? Read more “Compassionate Self Awareness”
7 days just simply is not enough when visiting any place in Europe. With miles and miles of history, architecture, art and culture; you really cannot take in everything that you will want to. This is when photos come in for me – I can re-live my trips through my photos and I thought I’d share some with you! Read more “When in London – Photo Diary”
I realized something important this evening . It really is the little things in life that matter. As I’m writing this I’m laying in my cozy bed in my room lit up by white string lights and listening to I Choose You as it plays out the speaker in the washroom as my roommate takes the shower. Why am I telling you this? Simply because it was a little thing that made me feel calm. It made me feel happy and I think that is something I haven’t felt in a long time.