Today is one of my favourite days of the year! It’s Bell let’s talk day, where bell donates 5¢ to mental health initiatives for every text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of Facebook or Snapchat frame used over the course of the day. Two years ago I put up a post about… Read More Let’s Talk #2
While the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, they’re also most mentally and physically draining time of the year. It’s easy to brush it off and say that you love the hustle and bustle of Christmas, the constant going, the visitors, the endless meal preparation and the long list of things to… Read More Mental Health Over the Holidays – Blogmas Day 10
I know there are so many people, like myself, that when blind sided with a problem that feels like a punch to the gut or a slap to the face, you’re completely unsure how to handle it. There’s no rationale, no deep breathing just the completely awful feeling of knowing doomsday is coming mixed with… Read More Problem Solving for the Anxiety Ridden and Irrational Thinkers
Not only is mental health a rocky roller coaster, so is life in general, and sometimes it’s okay to not have the motivation to do an elaborate self care routine or to even want to take care of yourself . People can bring you down, work gets stressful, and life can just be life —… Read More How to Self Care When you have 0 Motivation
We are all affected by mental illness in some way, shape or form. Whether it’s you or someone you love who is struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD, BPD, etc. it’s something that’s very difficult and sensitive to deal with. At times we find it difficult to find ways in which we can best support those… Read More What you can do to Best Support Someone Struggling with Mental Illness
In 2013, an estimated 11.6% of Canadians 18 years or older reported having a mood or anxiety disorder; that’s around 3 million people. A quarter of these individuals, 27%, stated that their anxiety or mood disorder affected their daily life in a moderate to extreme way. There are so many people out there struggling to… Read More What Can You do to Help Soothe your Anxiety?