With most adults consuming more than 300 mg a day, coffee is the world’s most popular drug

I came to coffee late. I didn’t start drinking it regularly until after I turned thirty. I had dabbled with it many times in my teenage years — all the ‘cool’ kids would show up to homeroom with their Grande, more sugar than coffee, Starbucks beverages — but I just…

While spelling and grammar are hugely important, revising your work should go much deeper

It’s no secret that being a writer presents a unique number of challenges. For some, writing is a hobby or a side hustle, while others make it their career — often with mixed results.

One of the misconceptions many non-writers have about writing is that a writer can just sit…

Canadians were asked to give their opinion but are politicians really listening?

In a democracy, it’s rarely a bad thing to ask voters to go to the ballot box to determine the country’s direction. Elections are the primary avenue available to citizens to hold their representatives to account. But if there’s one universal truth about politics, it’s that it’s all in the…

The idea of writing every day is a monumental, even stressful, prospect for some writers

There’s an old saying that you cannot claim to be a writer if you aren’t writing. Undoubtedly, there is truth to this. Writing is a talent that must be nurtured, a muscle that can only grow stronger through regular stretches and exercise. Yet ironically, the act of writing itself is…

What seemed like a sure bet for Justin Trudeau, could become one of the largest political blunders in modern Canadian history.

When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought permission from the Governor General to dissolve Parliament and hold Canada’s 44th federal election nearly three weeks ago, he glided through his first campaign press conference with an assured voice and confident stride.

In his first campaign speech, Trudeau said:

“This is a moment…

It’s all too easy to become trapped in an endless circle of of “what ifs?”

If the last fifteen months have taught us anything, it is just how unpredictable life can truly be. Of course, most of us knew this truth already — all of us have had aspects of our lives shift on a dime at one point or another — but we tend…

Canadians want change, but will they even get the chance to debate it?

It’s often said that the events of a day, a week, or even an entire era can be summed up in a single question. If one were to apply this to current events in Canada, the question would be, “Why now?”

On Sunday, August 15, 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

Daryl Bruce

A freelance writer specializing in such topics as writing, productivity, self, politics, and LGBTQ+ issues. Visit him at: https://www.facebook.com/daryldbink/

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