Turning 30

Turning 30 Shouldn't Be a Big Deal, But I've Made a Monster Out of it

The Reply | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Living
The Reply

Now that I was celebrating my 30th, I felt like everyone in my life was suddenly interested in how my career was going (or not going), whether or not I have someone special in my life, and about other massive life-pursuits like home buying, or even financial freedom. So instead of simply celebrating my birthday like a normal person, accepting everyone's well-wishes and moving on, I tried to avoid my birthday at all costs.

13 Things I've Learned As I Turn 30

Cheryl Muir | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Living
Cheryl Muir

It's hard to believe it's already February, and as 2015 rolls on it's getting closer and closer to a milestone birthday for me. In just under three months, it's the big 3-0! I'm in a great place in my life and I'm so excited to turn 30. I wouldn't give back my twenties for anything. Although those years were fun, there were a lot of lessons I had to learn the hard way.

I'm Over 30 and I Don't Care About "Acting My Age"

The Purple Fig | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

So 31-year-old me, my two mid-20s male coworkers, and one of their girlfriends were drinking forties out of paper bags in the parking lot of a dive bar at midnight. As we slammed the last of the malt liquor and headed inside the bar, I couldn't help but think... Am I acting my age?

On Being 30 and Learning to Say "No"

Simone Katerine | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Living
Simone Katerine

In my 20s, I feel like I just let life happen to me. I said "yes" to so many things that I felt like I was Alice, tumbling down the rabbit hole towards whatever new self-created chaos awaited me. Eventually I learned that being alone felt so much better than having to deal with the fallout of my bad choices.