Posts tagged Learning
So... I'm Going to Jail!

On July 4th I’m checking myself into Mindfulness Jail. That’s the funny-but-also-kinda-true nickname I’ve given to the Ontario Vipassana Centre, where I will do my first (and possibly only… we’ll see) 10 day Silent Meditation Retreat.

Fun fact: Vipassana means ‘seeing things as they really are.’ It is a meditation technique based on self-observation, using breathe to focus your mind. Since I tend to go on and on (and on!) about the benefits of self-awareness, this seems right up my alley.

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My Fave Books of 2017

I truly believe it doesn’t matter what you read, it all contributes to learning and so it’s all good. As you can see some of my favourite reading experiences this year were with books that infuriated me or seemed like unlikely picks, and some were right up my alley and made me super happy to read. If you normally choose books up your alley too, then I hereby challenge you to seek out some books that will… well, challenge you ;)

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My Birthday Blog Post (Or "What I Learned In The Past 12 Months")

This is what I think: each birthday is a celebration of how much better I’m getting at life, since I’m always learning and growing. So it’s time to review the past year of my life, and what I learned throughout.  This past year was a big year for me - full of adventures, leaps (big and small) and a lot of excitement.

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