Abase-ically a New Word

Today’s word was¬†abase,¬†which was another that I had never heard of. It means “to humble” according to my tiny dictionary. This word came on the scene in the 14th century but has changed meanings over the years. Originally meaning something along the lines of “to lower yourself physically” to the more modern definition of lowering…

New Idea Alert!

Hi all, So I’ve been taking some time during this period of unemployment to clean out my house and go through some career counselling. I’d rather take my time and intentionally end up in a field, and role, that I love. But in this clean out, I’ve been going through some of the items I’ve…

Day Two of Freedom or… Being Unemployed

You know, by and large, this whole unemployment thing isn’t too bad for now. Sure I’m low key nervous about how long my savings will last. But hey! At least I have savings right? My best friend helped me sort out my EI yesterday (She used to work there so she knows how to actually…

Week One of “Back to the Trenches”

You know, having over a week off really nails down how much you’re not in love with your job or your commute. Being sick for well over a week also grants you the opportunity to think about what things you really enjoy spending your time doing. What activities make you feel productive? What activities make…