Goals For 2019

I’ve spent most of this week in a festive haze, eating copious amounts of food, catching up with friends and relatives, and curling up in an armchair to re-read the Harry Potter series from underneath…

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Looking Back at My Plans for 2018

I’ve spent 2018 trying to find my new normal. This is the first time in my adult life that I’ve known I’m going to stay put somewhere for the foreseeable future. It’s taken a while…

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Yoga & Mental Health

“Cheer up.” “Man up.” “Just go for a walk and get some fresh air.” We’ve all heard these supposed solutions for mental health problems, usually from those don’t fully understand how serious such illnesses can…

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A New Approach to Blogging

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I expected to be back sooner than this, but I haven’t put any pressure on myself — turns out I really needed a break. I’ve had time to read, write, travel,…

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Toasty is Going on Hiatus

This has been a long time coming. I thought I’d be able to balance blogging and working full-time — I’ve done it before — but it turns out when you spend your day writing, it’s the last thing you…

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