#OneWord365: Honour

Happy 2018! I’ve long given up on new year resolutions in lieu of setting an intention¬†for the year based on a single word — a tradition that many of the eAmbassadors will be writing about this month. The word serves as a guiding post, a point of reference for the year, a mantra to base…

On Setting Intention

I have always loved September. I always look forward to it: the way the humidity softens and crisps into cool autumn weather, the return to a fuller routine, the freshness of it all. To me, Septembers always mean lists and organisation and finally being able to wear jackets, jeans, and boots. To me, Septembers always…

#OneWord365: Build

To embrace is to take things as they are and hold them close, love them, accept them. I think I did a good job of that in 2016, but this year I need to do something more.

New Year, Same Me: #OneWord365

Happy new year, my lovelies! I rang in 2016 in Hamilton, of all places. An uber driver asked me if I had exciting plans for New Year’s Eve and when I told them I was going to the Hammer, he laughed and said “I guess not, eh”. I always find that such prejudice against very…

#OneWord365: Recovery

January is already almost over. I spent the first two weeks of 2015 curled up in my bed of pain, so I feel like I’m allowed to still be meditating on the New Year, since mine feels like it’s only just starting now. Being out and about in the real world still feels quite odd.…