isolation boredom + dating momentum

There’s something to be said about maintaining the momentum when online dating, especially now during COVID. We are faced with many matches and an urge to make a connection with someone and perhaps even sustain said connection all while we’re stuck at home. If the connection wheel is a spinning and you let it slowContinue reading “isolation boredom + dating momentum”

embrace your pain

The world is on pause, yet life doesn’t feel much different. the same loneliness rattles in my head, the same daydreams circle about, the same suffering occurs. Eckhart Tolle says to not resist your pain, to surrender to the grief, despair, fear etc., He says to witness it without labelling it mentally and just allowContinue reading “embrace your pain”

quick tips on getting over a breakup

I love these tips I saw in an Instagram post the other day… super simple and SUPER helpful! Check it out: Block them on everything Redirect your thinking to focus on YOU when you think of them Don’t stalk them Change your “why me”mindset to “I’m grateful for this lesson” Mic Drop.

the fast and the furious – Covid dating update

“Dating” during Covid is like the fast and the furious. So many connections, so many future plans for dates but you know talk is cheap. Am I just being cynical? If not, then I’ve agreed to a number of dates, but it’s easy to commit when you know no real commitment actually exists. The lengthContinue reading “the fast and the furious – Covid dating update”

the cursed woman

This is an 1859 painting by Nicolas Fran├žois Octave. It’s called the Cursed Woman. Why on Earth is she cursed? So I did a little google, and the only thing I can find is that this painting depicts the heavenly side to an orgasm. Yes totally, I can dig that. So again, why is sheContinue reading “the cursed woman”

on the importance of being imperfect.

If we’re too preoccupied about appearing perfect we are going to start living inauthentically. We will be in our heads; we will examine and second guess every move we make and every word we say. Enough to make anyone go crazy, am I right? It’s okay to make mistakes – mistakes are what make usContinue reading “on the importance of being imperfect.”

when it doesn’t go as planned

Sometimes it can feel like we have to start all over again. When you’re so sure about something and then it doesn’t turn out how you planned, well yeah, this can be a huge bummer. It’s a time when maybe we have to admit we were wrong. This can bring on guilt, anger and uncertainty.Continue reading “when it doesn’t go as planned”

wash yo face.

Just read a few articles on stress and ageing. Turns out, when we’re stressed, our cells start to regenerate slower, causing us to lose collagen and elastin resulting in more fine lines and darker circles… and it gets worse, these effects could last FOR-EV-ER! (Read article at your own peril.) I’ve talked to a lotContinue reading “wash yo face.”

the recovery process

With exercise, as with in life, it’s necessary to take time-outs to recover. When you’re benching 75 lbs, for example, you must take a rest after 8-12 reps, for at least 30-90 seconds, maybe longer depending on your body. We do this so during the next set, we can come at it from a preparedContinue reading “the recovery process”

Dating during COVID-19

Dating is a way we audition each other for parts. Upon meeting, we sit across from each other and verbalize our wants and needs to see if the other person can and wants to deliver these things to us. Vice versa. We wonder what role this potential new person is going to play in ourContinue reading “Dating during COVID-19”