Do You “Risk It All” for Your Dreams?

I’ve been reading self-help books on and off for years, and I wonder how they can promise that you can “have it all.” However, I also find these inspiring, and they often get me to think about my life in much different…

You Get Inspired By Someone/thing and Want It: Consider Reconsidering

I’ve read over the years how the brain doesn’t fully mature until age 21 or 22. I also read a Quora response from someone (I’ve lost the reference, unfortunately) who said that he had reached his dream (house, car, wife, kids, dog)…

Applying to University? Here are My 9 Regrets About My Studies

In Ontario, young people are supposed to know what to do with their lives by the time they’re 17 so they can start applying to post-secondary education. For me, it was 18 (we had grade 13 back then), and the best I…

Passion vs. Real Life

There’s nothing more enjoyable about writing than finding out something new about yourself as you’re writing. In this case, I’m starting to question the validity behind the “follow your passion” philosophy of life. I enjoy reading Wayne Dyer, Cheryl Richardson, Jack Canfield, and…