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
One of my favourite things about Newfoundland is the abundance of amazing local talents and businesses we have growing here on our little island. There are so many specialty clothing brands, bath shops, boutiques that feature and support their fellow business owners by stocking their products, and crafters who set up booths every weekend at… Read More Local Brands I Love
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
A little store with a big heart for anyone who wasn’t born typical, Brassy Lassy is the center for good vibes. Located on 538 Water Street West in downtown St. John’s, Brassy Lassy prides themselves with their variety of fine art, essential oils, incense, herbs, crystals and so much more. This store gives the opportunity… Read More Brassy Lassy Semi Precious Stone Haul
Instagram, in my opinion, has become a main platform of social media. Through the posting of pictures, we can easily keep up with our friends, favourite businesses, celebrities, influencers etc. Everyone who posts on Instagram has their own unique posting theme and aesthetic. Whether you’re interested in style, books, DIY videos, make up tutorials, editorial… Read More My Favourite Local Instagram Accounts
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?
The thing about happiness is that anything can cause it. There is no shortage of things that can make you smile. It could be the eyes of a loved one or your favourite character of a book, a song that reminds you of a good memory or your favourite song; there are so many things… Read More Baby Bell
When the bad days get worse, take it for what it is — do not try and shield others from what you’re feeling, that will only make you tired. Do not feel as though you are a burden, because when the bad days get worse, your friends and family want you to be nothing else… Read More When The Bad Days Get Worse..
I don’t know if anyone else does this, but when I’m having a bad day I’ll go to my journal and I’ll write, and sometimes I won’t really know exactly what to write — so I’ll end up putting together what I like to call “The Happy List”. The Happy List is a list of… Read More The Happy List