A How to Guide for Travelling Alone

As my upcoming trip to Iceland and London approaches, I thought it would only be appropriate to write about my experiences travelling by myself. First, let me say this; there is no shame in you travelling, and going on an adventure, by yourself. You are strong and independent, and experiencing things by yourself helps you … Continue reading A How to Guide for Travelling Alone

Dog Diapers; What you should know

This article contains a lot of information but it's all the information I wish someone had condensed for me. Let me start by saying I am a HUGE advocate for putting your dog in diapers (despite the humiliating visualization they provide for your animal). However I am not a veterinarian or an expert in animal … Continue reading Dog Diapers; What you should know

Top 9 Apps for Media Business Success

Starting your own business can feel overwhelming. There are so many possibilities both on and off line, and the best advice I could give, from a far, is that compartmentalizing and organizing your thoughts and content is key to maintaining a brand and identity you want. While creating my own content can be therapeutic and … Continue reading Top 9 Apps for Media Business Success

Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East

Food is often described as a facet which works to bind us together, but it can often be the thing that tears people, and nations, apart. Falafel has a deep, convoluted history which includes where it originated, what ingredients are includes and how it is prepared. Due to its Middle Eastern derivation, I would argue … Continue reading Falafel: a Gateway to the Politicized Middle East

Syrian Refugees: A Journey

Refugees in Western Media 2011 saw the dawn of a new age of war. The people of the Syrian Arab Republic fell victim to a government retaliation against not only those who opposed the rules of the dictatorship, but the general population of the country. Specifically, east Aleppo has been under fire of barrel bombs … Continue reading Syrian Refugees: A Journey

Makeup Favorites: Drugstore & Designer

  I use numerous different brands and try to constantly and consistently alternate between products. These are most of the basic products I use on a regular basis; what I like and what I might want to improve. Ted Baker Makeup Bag: I have SO MANY pouches and make-up bags but I have a few requirements … Continue reading Makeup Favorites: Drugstore & Designer

Siberian Huskies

Bauer is a 10 year old Siberian Husky. He was brought to us from Hungary, and lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family and I up until last year when he arrived in Toronto. He is a loving fluff-ball who is (to say the least) the light of my life. Huskies are the … Continue reading Siberian Huskies

Staying Motivated

I am currently a student at one of the most challenging universities in North America and, I'm not going to lie, sometimes it kicks my ass. I also love writing on AspiringMarilyn but it takes work and motivation to create a post I love enough to share with you. If any readers are like me, … Continue reading Staying Motivated

How to Survive: Living Alone

Here are some lifestyle tips for those, both in and out of university, who are trying to find their footing without family or familiar surroundings. I have lived by myself, with my brother, since June of 2015 and i have learned a lot. Some of those lessons others can alter and apply to hopefully make … Continue reading How to Survive: Living Alone