Ohana, oh na na, half of my heart is in the diaspora

Shoutout to Camila Cabello and Lilo & Stitch for the title reference. I really hope you read it with a rhythm. P.S. "Ohana" means family. And, you know the rest. A dream my family had been praying about for years had manifested itself this past December. My mom's whole family from the diaspora were blessed to gather…

Buckets need breaks, not holes – you’re not alone | 6-min read

We all go through seasons of stress and anxiety and all the emotions that make us want to scream in an empty parking lot as loud as we can. Unless you have a cold right now and would rather curl up in a ball & cry instead. I'm with ya. There is so much screaming…

When was the last time you said “thank you” to your health? | 5-min read

If you commute to Glendon via TTC, you probably know where Sunnybrook Hospital is. This Thanksgiving, our Glendon eAmbassadors team is talking about what we're thankful for; we call it #ThanksGLiving! Check out the posts this week by using the hashtag across social media! So last week, I hopped onto a bus after class to…

To the ladies out there, thank you #InternationalWomensDay

I wanted to text all my lady friends to wish them a Happy International Women's Day tomorrow but, then I was like, these messages won't do my gratitude any justice. So, let's give a blog-worthy shout out to all the women in our lives who are extraordinarily loveable and amazing in their own special way. To the mothers out there:…

Last year we leapt, this year we’ll walk #OneWord365

Happy New Year, y'all! 2017 already, hey? Feels like 2016 played peek-a-boo and just never came back (where did it go!?) Now this new year, I've closed my eyes on resolutions once again, and I've taken to the one-word-challenge to keep me in check of my goal to grow, to love, and to live fully. Let's recall what…

You have to be charismatic to be a leader (Myth 1 out of 5 on leadership)

I'd like to flat out tell you (and hope you'd be convinced) that last week was life-changing for me but you're going to be indifferent. I would only hope that you would believe me and take everything I say as pure truth, but I know you will not empathize with what I'm about to tell you…