Career · Hometown Ideas · Inspiration

Lessons from the Class of 2012

Last week I attended the convocation for Science and Nursing students at the University of New Brunswick. Most people would find sitting through a graduation ceremony to be dull with the exception of their loved-one’s walk across the stage – but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of UNB’s guest speakers. These included Fredericton’s… Continue reading Lessons from the Class of 2012

Blogging & Writing · Reading

Getting back into those books that you’ve tossed aside

At any given time I have three or four books that I’m “reading“. … and by that I mean I have a stack of books on my bedside table that I’ve lost interest in. I frequently lose interest in following a trip to a bookstore/friend’s house/parent’s library where some hot new book has seduced me. Oh… Continue reading Getting back into those books that you’ve tossed aside

Blogging & Writing · Inspiration

Starting things on your own time

I’m one of those people who loves to start things at “significant times“. What’s a significant time? In my mind it’s the beginning of a week, month, or year – a literal time to start fresh. But really, it’s just an obvious way to put something off for a few more days. A productivity startegy with a… Continue reading Starting things on your own time


Taking time to enjoy unemployment

I know what you’re thinking. Unemployment is not meant to be enjoyed. But that can’t be right! Here’s how I see it: unemployment is just a stage in my life. And life is not infinite. Dwelling on unemployment and living without taking time to enjoy yourself is like wishing your life away. You’ll regret wasting precious… Continue reading Taking time to enjoy unemployment

Career · Inspiration · Productivity

Gogogo: stop holding yourself back!

I have a motto. It’s kind of ridiculous, but it inspires me to no end… Gogogogogo! Yea, it’s abrupt. It’s aggressive. And it’s always encourages me to keep moving forward and to jump at opportunities. When I consider the fact that I am unemployed, or any other frustrating truth about my present situation, I realize… Continue reading Gogogo: stop holding yourself back!