True passions burn brighter than fire

Mental Health

True passions burn brighter than fire

I am a mental health advocate. It’s not something that I ever planned to do but I sort of fell into it and...

May 23, 2018

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

Depersonalization and Derealization Teamed up to Drive me Insane

I never wanted my family to lose me to violence nor...

Feb 13, 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

Healthy boundaries

The month of June is often a very busy and stressful time of year for many of us, not necessarily all in a bad way though. For me June...

Sep 5, 2017

Trudeau and Mental Health

Mental health advocates are urging Justin Trudeau and the federal government to provide more funding for mental health and make it a priority...

Nov 29, 2016

How Instagram’s New Feature impacts Mental Health

Instagram has pulled out a game changing feature called #PerfectlyMe which heavily impacts the mental health...

Nov 3, 2016

Lacing up so you don’t lose it

Disclaimer: I’ve always been an active person. I’m not saying this in the uppity sense, the ‘to-make-you-feel-bad kind of way’, but its quite...

Oct 20, 2016

Getting through the holidays

There are many disadvantages to being diagnosed with depression – that’s something I’ve learned over the past nine years. However, to this day,...

Oct 19, 2016

Mental health neglect in South Asian Community

MENTAL HEALTH SILENCE IN ASIAN-SOUTH ASIAN COMMUNITIES The lack of data there is regarding the Asian-South Asian...

Oct 12, 2016

Adult colouring books

Adult colouring books are everywhere these days, and they present all kinds of diverse imagery. Some stores are selling books that feature giant swear words covered in flowers, others...

Oct 6, 2016

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder Changing seasons isn’t always easy. As always, we have no choice but to put summer behind us and enter fall, a...

Oct 6, 2016