I strive to thrive, not merely survive 

My name is Melanie and like you like you, I am navigating this thing called life in this beautiful but bizarre world of ours.

For as long as I can remember, I have tried to reconcile my creative wild child side who loves the moon with the obsessively organized planner who has colour-coded checklists for her checklists. And ya know what? Contradictions do not live in the soul. It can hold opposing views—shadow and light, worry and courage, doubt and determination.. It can weave what feels like contradictions into a beautiful tapestry. It can take all of the clashing colours and assorted textures that are yours, and create a masterpiece. So, now I look to self-inquiry to reclaim my worthiness and use self-care to celebrate my wholeness. And with some wisdom and some wit, I share what I have learned in the hopes to make a difference. 



Now, because this website is born of my own magic (no web developer in sight),  the words you read are expressed with my own tone. Sometimes that means expletives, because —hey—that’s authentic to me and the way I speak. Consider yourself advised.