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It’s time for me to move on, literally

Guys! Guess what? I’m moving in two weeks! On December 1, Amy and I are leaving the apartment that defined our mid-20s and moving into a condo that’s better suited for our “almost 30” state of mind. For starters, there’s two washrooms which is a big deal for roommates who have had to fight over more »

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How to spend a week living intentionally

As you may already know, what started as an attempt to cope with my anxiety has since morphed into an obsession with all things personal development. I read self-help books, I watch inspirational videos and I listen to a bunch of podcasts, including my favourite: “Super Soul Conversations” by Oprah. I’m constantly trying new things more »

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Lessons from my 10-day writing challenge

If there are typos in this blog post it’s because I’m currently sitting at the table that my mom and my roommate, Amy, are using to carve a pumpkin. All I can hear is… “Where will the nose go?” “Watch your fingers!” “Uh oh.” “We did it wrong.” “It’s coming apart.” “That’s a piece of more »

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I’m planning to get better at planning

You know what I really suck at? Planning. Well, planning my work, that is. Whether it’s in the office, on the blog or in my personal development life – I always fly by the seat of my pants. I’m bad at managing my time, I hate setting deadlines and I find it really difficult to more »

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An open letter to my 9-to-5 self

Dear Newsha, Your staycation has come and gone. Now a few short hours away from your back-to-work debut, it’s time to sit back and mentally prepare for what’s coming your way. You’ve had two full weeks to get your “non-work life” in order. You took a trip, you signed the lease on a new condo, more »

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