Category Archives: Musings

What Your Favourite TV Show Says About You is a Lie

Today is back to school time, which for many will mean answering everyone’s favourite get-to-know-you questions that usually start with “What’s your favourite _______” I can still hear the sad sighs escape my fellow students’ mouths when the teacher began … Continue reading

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Netflix Canada raising prices, to serve you kinda the same

A couple days ago Netflix announced that it would be raising its subscription prices in Canada, causing a collective groan in my native land. The company’s reasoning was, the usual “to serve you better” spiel you get when you’re about … Continue reading

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Who is Rory Gilmore, Really?

It’s been a hot minute since the Gilmore Girls revival premiered on Netflix, but like many, I am still not quite sure what to make of it. My biggest challenge has been in trying to wrap my head around what … Continue reading

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Does impostor syndrome ever go away?

In my first semester of grad school, I had a professor who talked extensively about impostor syndrome. He noted that grad students very often fall prey to it, and indeed during our seminar discussion just about every person in the … Continue reading

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The line between self care and indulgence

It has been two months since I submitted the last work of my grad student life. Frankly, I hadn’t expected this degree to be as difficult as it was to finish, nor for the process of bouncing back from the … Continue reading

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Handshaking a.k.a. please don’t make me

If I see another journo/blog/social media in-depth analysis of Trump’s latest handshake gaffe, I probably won’t do much but I definitely won’t be impressed.┬áIt’s not that it’s a tired topic (which it is), it’s the actual act of handshaking that … Continue reading

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