What do you consider your greatest achievement?
My son. He is compassionate, empathetic, loving, and intelligent. Everything about him makes me feel like I was able to provide him with the parenting he needed to support his already amazing self to continue to flourish.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Lounging around in any beautiful space with my closest loved ones and my dogs, with nowhere to be and no deadlines for anyone.
What is your current state of mind?
On creative fire
What is your favorite occupation?
Artists are the heart of the world
What is your most treasured possession?
The ring my mother made me, which was the last piece of jewelry she ever made before her disability became too great
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
What is your favorite journey?
Two years ago, I left my entire life in Vancouver behind and moved to Gibsons, British Columbia. I have rebulit every aspect of my life with the intention of fulfilling my lifelong dreams
What is your most marked characteristic?
My creativity. When I have a creative interest or spark, I will immerse myself, learn everything I can, and develop my skills to the highest level possible
When and where were you the happiest?
I am the happiest I have ever been, right here, right now, because I finally know myself
What is it that you most dislike?
When people work to diminish others through criticism and insults, and are successful at taking away from another’s love of life and potential
What is your greatest fear?
Poverty. When you grow up in poverty, you must battle with the deep underlying fear that you will return there.
What is your greatest extravagance?
My hair… I have always sought out the absolute best stylists and I go to the salon every 3 weeks as if I am on The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
Which living person do you most despise?
What is your greatest regret?
My greatest regret is that I spent a large amount of my life believing that I was not worthy of love and fulfillment
Which talent would you most like to have?
To be able to sing. I have a very mediocre singing voice, and I have always imagined how incredible it must feel to just belt it out with a truly sublime voice coursing through your body
Where would you like to live?
I love the Sunshine Coast and feel so lucky to live here.
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Fear of rejection
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What do you most value in your friends?
Always being there for each other without judgement
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Who are your heroes in real life?
Autumn Peltier, Tarana Burke, Greta Thunberg, Malala Yousafzai, Gabor Mate
Which living person do you most admire?
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
On what occasions do you lie?
When telling the truth would only serve to hurt someone and help no one
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Literally, totally, and randomly
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
What are your favorite names?
Coco Chanel and Frida Kahlo are the most beautiful names of all time
How would you like to die?
In the coziest bed, with my dogs and my son cuddling me, and all of my loved ones surrounding me, listening to their voices as I drift away
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
A tropical fish
What is your motto?
We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?” Actually, who are you not to be? – Marianne Williamson