Easy no bake protein bars

I love protein snacks especially now that I’m back to counting calories and trying to lose some weight. One of the best ways to fill up in between meals is either with a protein shake, or my favorite, a protein bar. But the trouble with protein bars that you buy in the stores – they…

Monday thoughts: this is my happy place

Yesterday was such a perfect day that I didn’t want to ruin it by writing about it. The weather had finally cooled down to about 15C for most of the day and I loved it. People all over the city were complaining about the rain but honestly, I love the rain. And we needed it…

What is active listening?

This is a really good topic that someone asked in one of my reddit groups that I’m a member of. The poster asked how he could stop interrupting people. He recognized that this was a problem he had and couldn’t let people finish their stories without interrupting them to ask questions. He said it wasn’t…

Dream recall: the teen witch

It’s Sunday afternoon and I legit just crawled out of bed. I originally woke up at 9:00 am and saw it was still raining outside. I thought it was a good morning to roll over and catch up on some sleep. I just literally woke up mid-dream. I actually remember most of my dreams from…

Love is a complicated thing – the story of us

I woke up this morning around 9:30 am after a restless night of sleep. It’s a cool day outside, cloudy, with spurts of rain. I’ve already had a disagreement with someone on Twitter when I said, “I hope it rains all weekend.” The smoke is still bad here, and I won’t be able to go…

Friday feeling: gratitude and fullness

It’s highly unusual for me to write anything on a Friday night but you know what? It’s been a pretty good day, and I wanted to share that with you. With all the doom and gloom happening around the world right now, with earthquakes, fires, mass flooding – I think it’s important to take little…