MM 03: My degree is useless?!

How much does your education come into play in the work you do every day? I have a feeling a lot of people would say, very little. So in this episode, we’re going over ten different learning objectives that you should ideally be checking off in your education. These apply whether you went to college, […]

MM 02: Tackling Time-Tracking

This week on the Maker Mindset Podcast, we’re going to talk about the practice of time tracking and how you can use it to analyze and modify your own behaviour over the course of a week. If you find that you’re the kind of person who creates a detailed to-do list and then never seems […]

MM 01: What is a maker mindset?

The inaugural episode of the Maker Mindset Podcast is here! In this quick introduction to the show, I’m talking about what a maker mindset is to me, and hitting a few other fun subjects like interdisciplinary work, remix culture, and the importance of community. Remix culture is all about putting different things in a box, […]

Completing a Big Goal

When I’m having an inspiring conversation with someone, it seems like we always drift towards goals. Maybe that’s just because I’m always thinking about my own, or how to support others in theirs. It genuinely makes me happy. So when I realized that the big news I got the other day meant that I had […]

Wysa, my new favourite app

I have to tell you about this new app that is changing my life. I know that sounds like hyperbole, but bear with me here. Ever since I got my new phone, I’ve been trying out all kinds of apps. That’s how I stumbled upon a little AI chatbot called Wysa. A little backstory first: […]

Playlist: Dark Autumn Nights

The days are getting short and the nights are long, and all I want to do is listen to crackling wood and this spooky playlist of roots rock and alternative country songs. It was inspired by the first two songs, Bottom of the River by Delta Rae, and Gold by The Handsome Family. Since Halloween is tomorrow, here’s something […]

How to Sell eBooks on Amazon

I’ve got a couple of eBooks up on Amazon (One Bad Gallbladder and The Vintage Vegetarian, for example) and I’ve found the process to be straightforward…once you know what kind of information you need in order to list your books. So last time I was uploading an eBook for sale, I took a few screenshots […]

Roasted Vegetable Vegan Risotto

Imagine a fluffy, creamy bowl of risotto mixed with some deliciously seasoned roasted vegetables, ready to enjoy on a cold fall day. I’ve got the recipe here to that autumnal daydream, so fear not! Risotto is one of those foods that I’m kind of always at least a¬†little bit in the mood for, but that […]

How to get started freelance editing

Freelance editing is a great way for organised, pedantic people to earn some extra income. I’ve been doing it for a couple of years now, and currently have a long-term editing contract with a company where I can set my own hours and work as much as I want each week. It’s kind of awesome, […]

Root Vegetable Stew

This recipe is for a warming and flavourful stew that makes the most of autumnal vegetables – carrots, potatoes, corn, and sweet potatoes! There are a ton of spices in the sauce, so get ready to go digging through your spice rack for this tasty number. I know it’s been a hot minute since I’ve […]