Say no to pink! Or, Valentine’s Day annoys me greatly

I don’t know why–out of all holidays, Valentine’s Day annoys me the most. Every holiday is commercialized to some degree, with Christmas sitting at the apex. I guess that’s how we celebrate things these days. We consume meaning and expression by consuming commercial products. By the second week of December, I was getting sick of … More Say no to pink! Or, Valentine’s Day annoys me greatly

Don Jon: Thoughts on relationships and pornography

On one hand, men consume hypersexualized female images that abound in our culture and media, while women get their kicks from far-fetched formulaic romantic tales and demand the same kind of chivalry and sacrificial spirit. What happens when two highly polarized sets of expectations must configure in the same relationship? To me, that’s Don Jon … More Don Jon: Thoughts on relationships and pornography

Do I really need

Mainly, this is for my inner shopaholic. I really need to control my shopping impulses… When near purchases, ask yourself: 1. Do you want this? Yes! 2. Do you need this? No! Put it down and walk away. If it’s online, X that son of a gun before you do something you are going to … More Do I really need

Food for Thought

Sometimes I think the fact that being a vegetarian or a vegan is considered a much healthier option is because of all the additives and chemicals present in processed foods. I’m frightened of McDonald’s meat patties because you honestly don’t know what’s in there. As for chicken nuggets (a childhood favourite), I learned that it’s … More Food for Thought