Caught up in the speed of life with an intense fast-paced career, midway through the turn of the century I quit my career cold turkey as a brand marketer and flew to New York City to visit my brother, a computer programmer working for a bank on Wall Street. I had no idea what to do with my life, or what my purpose was. My late husband encouraged me to take this trip to the Big Apple to spend some time trying to find myself.Read More
I’m a 7-11 mom. I don’t hang out or work at the local convenience store, but we do share the same opening hours. 7 days a week from 7 am to 11 pm., I am open for business. As a full-time single-mom with young children, time is always at a premium, and slotting exercise into my schedule comes at opportunity costs.
A swipe right on my mobile display, while trying to access my camera, led me to the news feed for the day. We were in our fourth week of travelling in Europe and had just left Barcelona to meet up with friends on Pico Island, The Azores. One third of the way home to Canada, a thousand miles west of Portugal, we were suspended in the almost middle of the Atlantic Ocean.Read More