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Like a Phoenix from the Ashes

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Like a Phoenix from the Ashes

My story of struggle and mental health issues is nothing short of long and complex. I suppose it all began at age 9...

Jul 18, 2018

The foundation for change

It’s a boys dream: having a car, a beautiful girl to love, kids, a well-paid and enjoyable job, a house, a tree, a...

Jul 11, 2018

I have a mission

My name is Emily and I am 20 years old, born and raised in Canada. I was adopted at the age of one. My biological mother was young when she...

Jul 4, 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

My Purpose Picked Me

Pick a color. Pick a date. Pick a card, any card. The mere mention of the word “pick’” used to make me cringe. As an avid writer, filmmaker, stand-up...

Jun 20, 2018

Like a piece of mental floss cleaned out my brain

I would like to shine some enlightenment that you are not alone. No one chooses to have...

Jun 13, 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

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

Roller coaster ride

I have suffered with mental illness for as long as I can remember. It took me a long time to go to a psychologist. I didn’t want to believe...

May 16, 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

Much more than a university student

Dear University, I’d like to thank you for all of the opportunities that you have given me. I can definitely say I am the...

May 1, 2018

When mental illness rears its ugly head

My name is Julia. I am 36 years old. I suffer from severe anxiety with panic attacks and depression. Six years ago, my illness...

Apr 24, 2018