With the recent passing of Stephen Hawking, I thought it would be appropriate to compose a profile post regarding him and his life accomplishments. This information is derived from Biography.com. Known for his work in black holes and relativity, Hawking was further a credited author, best known for “A Brief History of Time,” and his … More Profile: Stephen Hawking
I have heard on more than one occasion that the relationship between your gut and your skin is more significant than you might believe. I decided to do some research on the topic to learn more, and in doing so I came across some valuable information I thought I would share here on my blog. … More The Connection Between Your Skin and Your Gut
Naturopathic medicine is something I have been somewhat skeptical of for many years. I have seen different naturopaths throughout my life for different reasons, sometimes reaping positive results, sometimes not achieving any results. I have been seeing a physiotherapist weekly for roughly one month now for my foot, and one of the techniques said therapist … More Naturopathic Medicine
Anxiety is something I struggle with daily. I try my best to manage it and keep it under control, however, it can be overwhelming at times. Something to keep in mind when suffering from anxiety is designating effective coping mechanisms. Everyone who experiences anxiety does so differently, and as a result, all persons cope with anxiety … More How I Cope With Anxiety
As I promised in my last post discussing Edible Options, a bakery dedicated to individuals who have dietary restriction in St. Catharines, today’s post will offer my own opinion of the desserts I purchased to sample. Maple Chocolate Cupcake: Quite honestly, I was entirely unsure as to how maple and chocolate as a combination would … More Edible Options: My Review
My sister was kind enough to send me an email a couple of days ago with some information pertaining to Jennifer Lawrence and her reasoning behind taking a year off from acting. My sister sent me this information in hopes of inspiring a blog post, and here we are! According to an article by Ellie … More The Surprising Reason Jennifer Lawrence Is Taking A Break From Acting
My blog is something I am incredibly passionate about. I began OnTheEdgeOfEverything roughly two years ago, and I have been posting content every day ever since. By no means did I ever anticipate this continuing for as long as it has, but I am thrilled that it continues to be something I dedicate myself to entirely. … More A Commitment to Creative Writing
Public Relations is one of the most rewarding yet challenging academic programs an individual can pursue. It is a beneficial area of study and can lead someone in various opportunistic directions, however, it can also be overwhelming at times. If you’re considering pursuing a career in Public Relations, here are three things you need to … More Three Things You Need to Know Before Studying Public Relations
My wonderful friend was kind enough to surprise me recently with a box of different desserts that, to my surprise, were safe for me to eat. She explained to me how she came across a bakery in St. Catharines called Edible Options, and how everything they create is 100% gluten-free, but further can be made … More Edible Options
As much as I strive to be the best possible version of myself, I sometimes find it difficult to be an altruistic individual in every aspect of life. I would argue humans have a tendency to focus on the worst in others, and despite making a conscious effort to avoid doing this, I occasionally catch … More Why It Is Important to Refrain From Judging Others
Microblading has become quite popular in the beauty and cosmetic industry in recent years. I have always been curious as to what exactly microblading entails, so I decided to do some research in hopes of learning more about this current trend. Microblading involves the process of tattooing semi-permanent ink into the skin using tiny needles. The … More What Is Microblading?
Several nights ago, I had a dream about something I fear may come true in the future. I am not going to disclose the specifications of this scenario, but the dream was pretty darn scary, and when I woke up, it took several minutes for me to calm myself down and realize this situation did … More Are Your Nightmares Trying to Tell You Something?
I am sure you’re all aware by now of my food intolerances, but in case you’ve forgotten (which I doubt you have), I am intolerant to gluten, dairy, and egg. These intolerances can make eating protein quite tricky since many processed meats contain additives and filler, for example, gluten, therefore when I come across something that is … More Oh Naturel! Black Bean Bites
I used to bite my nails to such a severe extent they would bleed. Despite the pain this resulted in and the rather horrid appearance of my fingers, I simply could not stop chewing my nails, no matter what I did. Oddly enough, when I was in university, I woke up one day and decided … More Product Review: Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream
A good friend of mine has a passion for horror films, similar to my own, and he recommended the film Verónica to me. I watched Verónica on Sunday evening, and it was an extremely well-executed horror film, hence why I am dedicating a post to it. Verónica is a 2017 Spanish horror thriller movie directed … More Film Review: Verónica
This past Saturday my roommates and I attended the 2018 Brock University teacher candidate gala. My roommates are all in the Concurrent Education program at Brock University, and this event was a celebration for all of the students enrolled in the program, but they invited me to join them and tag along. It was a … More The 2018 Brock University Teacher Candidates Gala
I am finally coming to the end of having to wear a cast/boot on my foot due to the surgery I had back in December, but my surgeon has informed me that the removal of the support boot I am currently wearing requires orthotics for long-term support. I have heard mixed opinions regarding orthotics, so … More Are Orthotics Worth It?
February 26th to March 4th marks National Eating Disorder Awareness Week for the 2018 year. Every year I take it upon myself to post something to social media signifying my own experience with an eating disorder in hopes of potentially helping others who may be suffering in silence. By choosing to be transparent in regard … More Helping Eating Disorder Victims
Periods are an uncomfortable experience on their own, let alone when they’re accompanied by cramping and pain. Women experience menstruation differently, but for those of us who are fortunate enough to deal with period cramps, it is useful to be aware of foods that aid in reducing the discomfort and pain from cramps. An article … More 12 Foods that Reduce Period Pain
I came across an article the other day by Global News titled “Vatican Launching New Exorcism Course As Demand for It Soars.” The article by Katie Dangerfield is quite interesting, and I wanted to discuss it here on my blog because it isn’t exactly a topic that enters news headlines often. The article explains how the … More A Need for Exorcists?
Being bloated sucks. One minute you’re comfortable and exuding confidence, and the next you’re in pain and uncomfortable because of something you ingested. You may be asking yourself, “What the hell is bloating, anyways? And what causes it?” Me too, girl, me too. According to an article by Brandi Black on Paleohacks, bloating occurs when … More 10 Foods to Avoid If You Don’t Want to Get Bloated
I came across an interesting article a couple of days ago discussing some potentially unknown facts about the Harry Potter series. I personally consider myself a Potterhead, but there were some items discussed in the article I was unaware of. Harry and J.K. Rowling share the same birthday (June 31) Rowling developed the names of the four Hogwarts houses … More Think You Know Everything About Harry Potter?
I was conversing with my dad the other day about Area 51 and the number of conspiracy theories that surround its existence. I have seen movies speculating the containment and research of aliens at the facility, and have read many perspectives suggesting the same idea. I thought I would do some research to see if … More Area 51
I am a huge fan of Kip Moore and his music, and after recently downloading his newest album, Slowheart, I am completely obsessed. I have never been so satisfied with an entire album and each and every song, and I am actually going to see Kip Moore on March 31 in London, ON. Slowheart was … More Slowheart by Kip Moore
For Christmas, I received the LUSH Ocean Salt Face and Body Scrub. I am not one to make frequent use of any type of facial scrub, although I probably could, so after receiving one for a gift, I decided I would stick with it and use it weekly. According to its description on LUSH.com, this … More LUSH: Ocean Salt Face and Body Scrub
For a school assignment, my colleague and I were asked to compose a presentation regarding Pericope and what it consists of. According to Wikipedia, Periscope is a live streaming App designed for Android and iOS smartphone devices. It was developed by Kayvon Beykpour and Joe Bernstein in 2014 and was originally named Bounty. It was … More What Is Periscope?
For the past couple of nights, I have been waking up throughout the night absolutely drenched in sweat. Gross, I know. I have limited knowledge regarding night sweats and what causes them, but my experiences these past few evenings has prompted me to want to know more and research the topic. According to MedecineNet.com, night sweats are essentially … More What Are Night Sweats?
Earlier this week my boyfriend and I celebrated our fourth anniversary. I realize four years really is nothing overly significant in comparison to couples who have been married for forty years or higher, but for Blaine and I, four years is worth celebrating. I was up in Niagara for school and Blaine was back home … More The Importance of Effort in Long-Term Relationships
I recently watched The Ritual by myself in an empty house, and I can say it was not the most intelligent decision on my behalf. This movie scared the wits out of me, hence why I wanted to blog about it, and I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys being thoroughly terrified. This movie, … More Film Review: The Ritual
Movies, for me, are a tricky topic. I definitely enjoy movies, but I tend to gravitate more towards television series when I am looking for something to watch. I do have movies I favour over others, though, so without further ado, here are some of my favourite flicks. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Make … More My Favourite Movies