Lonely

The feeling of loneliness has been sitting with me for so long, we have become companions, Its comforting warmth wraps around me every night, reminding me of the void I feel, Trying to navigate the array of new emotions I never thought I would be feeling, Loneliness engulfs me and let’s me know I am…

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RnR Interview: Melissa

This is Melissa. She works with me (R2) and our mother. Throughout the years of knowing her, she has become like an older sister when it comes to sharing life experiences, catching-up and simply checking-in. Like all of us, she has faced many ups and downs with life’s curveballs, but her belief and resolve has…

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Motherhood: Letting Go

They don’t tell you that all in all, motherhood a series of letting gos. You carry another human being within you, do everything within your power to keep them inside, warm, safe and impenetrable. Little do you know that it is all out of your hands. Soon enough you’re being told they are to be…

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Navigating My Triggers

I am a runner. Nope, not the running shoes, heavy breathing and sweaty running runner. The I-no-longer-feel-happy-safe-settled-or-off running from relationships like a track and field athlete. Being home quarantined allows you time to do a lot of thinking. Some of that thinking may not be so good, but ultimately it allows you to take stock…

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RnR Interview: Rachel Pellat

Effervescent, full of life, honest and straightforward, this beautiful spirit is beyond magic! Always sharing topics and posts about subjects close to her heart, mixed with humour and wit. I first met this Comiccon geek in high school 🏫 as her bestie is one of my oldest friends and we have continued to keep in…

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Don’t Let Your Mind Be Overwhelmed

We’re sure you’re all feeling anxious and a little concerned about not only the mounting number of cases of CoVid-19 in general, in your specific region, but also the amount of unknowns floating around. The constant stream of numbers, statistics, facts, figures and SO much chatter surrounding all of it, that you cannot help but…

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The 5 Lessons Our Mom Has Taught Us

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. If there is one thing that has been instilled and lightly beaten into us growing up in an immigrant family is the hustle and the fact that you may have to work harder to earn the respect due, but it most definitely will be worth it in the long run. While some rhetoric has…

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Tribe

It’s in the moments of sadness and despair,You reach out and see who is there.When you’re feeling down and out and don’t trust your own strength,This is when the power of friendship is the pull and support system you need.The people who are your day ones,They lift you up, but also call you out on…

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RnR Interview: Solika Ry

This is Solika Ry. We met when we were in elementary (primary) school, Cedarcrest, I believe. Over the years we lost touch (I moved to the West Island), but that’s not to say that I haven’t been following her life online. She is always so honest and so encouraging with her posts, speaking openly about…

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Scavenger Hunt: Downtown Montreal

Every year, my youth group and I take part in a Scavenger Hunt around Downtown Montreal; full of clues, interesting details, facts and new places to discover. There really is nothing like being a tourist in your own city, because far too often we take it for granted. So this week on the blog, we…

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