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OCD and me

My OCD began to develop at the age of seven, around the time of my Grandma's death. I have been very lucky with my upbringing as I have a...

Oct 31, 2018

The guilt is still there

“You’re no good for anything!” “You can’t even keep your house clean or keep a full time job!” "What is wrong with you?" Say the...

Jun 27, 2018

I’m tired of wondering if the next call is the last call

I’m tired. I’m tired of worrying about you. I’m tired of wondering if the next call...

May 30, 2018

Collateral Beauty

Looking back at the past two years now, I am able to reflect on some of the struggles I've dealt with. Depression doesn't just make you feel down for...

May 9, 2018

‘You too?!’:Finding a best friend through mental illness

Make no mistake; living with a mental illness can be downright hellish. However, in order to...

Mar 6, 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

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

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

Life’s purpose

Hello. My name is Laura and I would like to clarify my official mental health diagnosis: Severe depression. It wasn't till October 4th, 2016 when I officially received my...

Dec 22, 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

PTSD is not me

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder AKA PTSD, describes very normal reactions to life-threatening, traumatic experiences. Never in a million years, did I think that in my early forties, I would be on...

Oct 27, 2016