The day I called in depressed


The day I called in depressed

I don’t know why but, even as a person who deals with anxiety and depression on a daily basis, I always felt there...

Feb 20, 2018

Ending the War

Looking at me, you’ll probably see something is different, but you might not be able to pinpoint it to mental illness. Your eyes might travel over my scar-dappled skin, wondering...

Feb 6, 2018

What Bell Let’s Talk Day means to me

This year, Bell is hosting their eighth annual “Let’s Talk Day” on Wednesday, January 31. Let’s Talk is a day dedicated to raising...

Jan 31, 2018

‘I stuffed that memory down into the dark place’: #MeToo

About 20 years ago I was riding the subway when an older man sat directly beside...

Jan 9, 2018

The sillier the better

'Adulting' should only be done when it's absolutely necessary. Otherwise a childlike approach throughout life should be mandatory. Those of a more serious disposition, those who are not naturally inclined...

Jan 3, 2018

One lucky Motherf***er

Today is a great day to tell my story.   It is Thanksgiving and I am grateful for this life!  I don’t know if it was because of watching "13...

Dec 19, 2017

I decided

Hi my name is Julie and I have borderline personality disorder. I am constantly in and out of hospital -- I used to indulge in a lot of self harm...

Dec 5, 2017

‘Just be a good person’

Hi. I’m Mitch. I deal with depression and social anxiety. I also work as a sports writer, covering mostly football and mixed martial...

Nov 29, 2017

When it hits you

Depression is a tricky son of a bitch. Even when you think you’ve conquered it, tied it up, and stuffed it in a nailed-shut box, that slippery bastard gets out...

Nov 14, 2017

Love more, judge less

My husband Kirk died by suicide, but that is not his story. I feel like the very word suicide can be a conversation non-starter but I want you to know...

Nov 7, 2017

The Roller Coaster

This morning, just pressing the pump on the shampoo bottle required too much effort. My physical strength was low. My mental willingness was non-existent. Not one part of me,...

Oct 31, 2017


I work in a public field.   I'm an Ordained Priest in the Anglican Church and while I'm often surrounded by people, I am by nature, a strong introvert.  In...

Oct 10, 2017