Getting Lost in Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s, This Accident of Being Lost

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. House of Anansi (124p) ISBN 978-1-4870-0127-8 This Accident of Being Lost is a 2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalist with a collection of stories and songs from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Author of short fiction stories like Islands of Decolonial Love and the The Gift Is in …

Becoming In tuned with yourself through Mark Williams and Danny Penman’s Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

In Mindfulness in 8 weeks in a Frantic World, authors' Dr. Mark Williams (Cognitive Psychology Professor) and Dr. Danny Penman (Journalist) outline accessible practices for reducing stress and improving life satisfaction, drawing on the author's meditation teachings to outline effective therapeutic exercises that can be performed in 10 to 20 minutes each day. (Half Price) …

Should I Check It Out? Two in One, The Female of the species by Mindy McGinnis and Kill the boy band by Goldy Moldavsky

I follow a writing and drama watching community on Twitter and sometimes each group recommends books or essays. Sometimes, they create polls and ask questions like, "Who likes sad books?" This is the story of how one questions turned into four book recommendations and one post about possibly checking out....... Two vastly different books with …

Should I Check It Out? Naomi Alderman’s “The Power”

Subheading: Checking out Naomi Alderman's "The Power" via Sunday text messages with my former boss I love asking for book recommendations because it allows me to 1. find/read new books, 2. gives me an excuse to buy books(question:will I ever read the books I buy? Maybe), and 3. understand the persons feelings, personality, and everything …

AKMU’s “Sailing” an album that takes its listeners on a journey of self discovery

After a two year hiatus, Akdong Musicians or AMKU is back and better than ever. The sibling duo released their last single Dinosaur, in 2017 before Chanhyuk's mandatory military service. While he's been away, Suhyun, has been making her presence known through drama OSTs, web dramas, features, and of course, teaching us how to beautify …

Job Searching

My resume has become saturated as I search for my life's meaning Copy+Paste+ Cut The thin line between fact and fiction merge as I craft my life's accomplishments In an intricate manner, left with a pale and holo version of myself (someone I don't recognize, but the world admires)

Unplugging

  Purchasing a timer and running shoes ............to escape the call of these four walls But the allure of my queued shows and the shape of my bed .......keeps me from plugging out