When I think of the new year, I often think of possibilities and spaces opening up within me. There's an excitement in the air to reflect on the previous year and try something I've always wanted to do. The beginning of something — whether it's a new year, new project, new place — is filled with so much potential..For me, I finally signed up for beginner Cantonese lessons with the Toronto District School Board in January. I know it'll be hard (six different tones!) and I'll laugh at myself a lot (have you heard me speak Cantonese?), but it's another step towards connecting deeper with my Chinese roots..What's it for you? Maybe you've always wanted to tell your story and take a writing class. I can help you with this one..I'm teaching several workshops with @fireflycreativewriting this winter, including one for teens and several for adults. Check out the descriptions below and please reach out if you have any questions. If you're willing and ready to take that step, you can sign up here: http://fireflycreativewriting.com/creative-writing-workshops-in-toronto..Begin Here: This is a brand-new class designed for absolute beginners. It's short, light and features zero homework, making it a great fit for people who feel drawn to writing but just aren't sure..Teen Camp: This workshop will help teens find their voices and express what's inside..Keep Your Pen Moving: This class leads participants through a little bit of everything — fiction, memoir, poetry, self-reflection, maybe the odd rant — to help them find their voices and figure out who they are in the world of words.