Category Archives: Creative

The Intoxication of New Things

“In these moments of inebriation, I don’t know if I’ve ever felt so alive. So I’ll continue to seek these moments out. And it becomes rather easy to abandon the familiar in search of the magic.” Continue reading

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Extrovert? Introvert? What Do We Mean?

The other day, I was at an incredibly engaging poetry workshop led by a teacher from Belgium. I admit, I was completely taken by his enthusiasm for his craft. The way he incorporates poetry into the classroom and encouraged us, … Continue reading

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Why I’m So Scared to Become a Teacher

When I was four, I made my first major life decision. My friends and I had been playing Sailor Moon at preschool, when our teacher asked for a “teacher’s helper”. Now, maybe it’s because my friends were trying to convince … Continue reading

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What 2 Months of Travel has Taught Me

    I love a good travel memoir. You know the ones. Often coming-of-age-esque, these tales follow their protagonist as they discover the world, and their place in it. Or – at least in travel memoirs – where their place … Continue reading

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What Happens During University

My Bachelor Degree took 6 years to complete. In that time, I learned quite a bit BEYOND what my books taught me. Continue reading

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Twitter Haikus – The Day I Posted 17 Syllables At A Time

The other day, I was bored, so I decided to post on Twitter in ONLY Haikus, because I’m a nerd, and I thought it would be mentally stimulating, and frankly I just wanted to change it up a bit. Here’s … Continue reading

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Etiquette in a Waiting Room

We’ve all been there. The waiting room. It’s awkward, it’s germ infested, and usually an extremely easy environment to become uncomfortable in. But there are a few things you can do to make this 5 minute (That turns into an … Continue reading

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