Creative writer. Enthusiastic traveler. Voracious reader. History nerd. Determined knitter. Millennial plant mom.

My Background

Hi there!

My name’s Angela — although I’m also fine with the nickname Ang.

I’m 31 years old and live in the Greater Toronto Area. I’ve lived in the same place all my life, which lends a certain familiarity and comfort to my life. …

An in-depth exploration and celebration of introversion

I never accepted myself as an introvert until I read Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain.

Up until then, I’d often felt bad about my introversion like it was a character flaw. But reading this book totally changed my perspective of…

Exploring impermanence, suffering, and non-self

Buddhism has nearly 500 million followers, with its influence being most dominant in the East. Despite being a major world religion, it’s also a practical philosophy, so it’s no surprise that its influence has spread throughout the Western world as well.

This increased interest in Buddhist philosophy can be seen…

These books contain important life lessons

As much as I love fiction, I also enjoy reading real-life stories. They’re just as interesting, entertaining, and moving as imagined plots. Above all, autobiographies can also be incredibly relatable.

Despite how different the author’s life may be from mine, I still experience a sense of connection with them. Perhaps…

Angela M Ward

Communications and digital marketing professional, interested in creativity, personal development and mindful living. Top Writer in Reading.

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