I wish I spent more time in my mom’s Greek village so I could soak up more stories and affection from my 90 year old grandma (yia yia) and 80 year old grandpa (papou). She got married in her early 30’s after she spotted papou on the street, trailblazing the path for...read more
I finally caught up on the full season 1 of Girls this week. Like most of the world, I started off hating it; a lot darker and less relatable than I expected. I gave it a shot, however, seeing that Lena Dunham achieved my life dream before I ever will. The fact that...read more
I was literally handed The War of Art by my screenwriting partner/mentor, after weeks of thinking “I really should buy this book” (why hello there Mr. Universe). I’ve since read it twice and can see this affair continuing for years to come, like an annual friends with...read more
Last weekend I attended an event called Inspire Toronto, geared towards 18-25 year old Italian Canadians (all were welcome) during the recently established Italian Heritage Month. Before you click away, I’ve highlighted key learnings from 5 incredible Canadians...read more
I have a thing for Europe and the Mediterranean (call me bias with greek italian roots) – and have been to Greece (not all islands), Italy (Sorrento/Amalfi included), Spain (not the South) and Nice in France. I still need to visit Croatia, Malta and Southern...read more
It always feel surreal when vacations come to an end. You look forward to them for weeks – blink and they are done, after being holed up in a flying bubble where time seemingly stands still. I so needed to get away to distance myself from the sadness I was...read more
I know I’m a little late jumping on the Paulo Coelho bandwagon (20 million copies sold, 56 languages) but I read it in Mexico for obvious reasons – I needed inspiration to follow my dreams. Now I typically steer clear of fantasy books with male protagonists but I’m...read more
I want to share with you a couple of amazing, against odds, stories to pump you up. Because they pump me up. DREAM BIG. SUCCESS IS MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK. Meet Lisa: from Fashion to Interior Design. We went to the same high school. She went to university for...read more
To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield Making the most of your time on earth is a common theme on this blog. I recently posted about 3 “near death” experiences (varying degrees) and that got me thinking about the movie One Week (a slight oldie but...read more
Dare to admit the truth to yourself first, then whisper it to others before proclaiming it loudly. Dare to believe in yourself and your soul’s calling, even if no one else does. Dare to love and be loved. Dare to be YOU!
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