Category Archives: Inspiration

Sejal is special

I have no idea if I should be posting this. I have no idea if it’s for you or for me (…it’s for me). I don’t have an objective here or a lesson I’m learning. It’s not even really about … Continue reading

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Boxes, labels and shelves

My condo is usually at least a little bit messy. Right now, two empty water glasses sit on the end table beside my couch amongst nail polish bottles, earbuds and a plate from last night’s dinner. My kitchen counter is evidence … Continue reading

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Why I care about Heart Month

Before 2010, Heart Month would’ve been another awareness day/week/month that passed me by without more than a “There’s a day/week/month dedicated to that?” and then I’d move on with my life. But in 2010, a few years into the corporate … Continue reading

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Legitimate Artists Can Work in Cubicles

I was four years old when the tour of Peter Pan came through Toronto. I sat in one of those theatre booster seats in my fanciest dress and travelled from the Darling home to Neverland, and back again. When the … Continue reading

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When the plan doesn’t go as planned

Nine years ago, I graduated from university. I graduated with a unique and cutting-edge degree and had been told for four years that this was going to be the ticket to a great job. The world was my oyster. Reach … Continue reading

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Jumping afraid

Since I was 8, my answer to “what’s your favourite sport?” has always been “gymnastics”. I did recreational gymnastics from age 8 until I was 14. I was okay at it. I certainly had the flexibility, a decent amount of … Continue reading

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Wonderful, terrifying, powerful

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Ontario Hospital Association’s Social Media Conference. It was one of those days where I learned a lot and met some really smart, really fascinating people. That’s pretty much my favourite kind … Continue reading

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Do Over Club

Yesterday morning, I chose butterflies. I chose to wake up early, meet a friend and drive to 30 minutes to hang out with one of my favourite writers/speakers/thinkers, Jon Acuff. Jon just wrote Do Over (which hit The New York Times … Continue reading

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You have to go faster if you don’t want to fall

I was 8 years-old before I learned to ride a bike. For many hours during many summers, my dad would hold the back of my bike seat up and down the street while I tried to figure it out. I … Continue reading

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Oh this show

This show. Oh this show. There’s a lot of bad TV out there. So it’s surprising that there is (well, was) a show that so brutally beautifully shows what love looks like. In fact, with shows about rose ceremonies and … Continue reading

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