Warrior Wounds: Introduction

Warrior Wounds: Introduction

The campaign is called “Warrior Wounds” and follows the stories of people living with scars as a result of mental illness. I’m taking a look into the lives of people who have recovered or are in recovery and have struggled with self-harm or scars related to mental illness… #5in5 #EndTheStigma

Challenge: Meatless Monday’s

Challenge: Meatless Monday’s

"Those who are born with a higher IQ are predicted to become vegetarians..." Last week I published The Happiness Detox which is a mindfulness detox that focusses on cleansing the body, mind and spirit. This detox is not a diet and is built to...

Guest Post: Self-Compassion

Guest Post: Self-Compassion

One of the happiest moments when I was a kid was the buildup of excitement walking towards a Toys R us... The internal “AHHHHH OH MY GOD OH MY GOD SO MANY TOYS” Then running from aisle to aisle completely immersed in the pure joy of playing with every lightsaber and...

GUEST POST: Knowing When to End Therapy

GUEST POST: Knowing When to End Therapy

"One likely doesn’t think much about therapy’s unavoidable end as they choose to start seeing someone, at least I didn’t. I started therapy for social anxiety in the summer of 2016 and I ended my time with that therapist almost exactly two years later. Once I got used...

GUEST POST: What is Self-Care…Really?

GUEST POST: What is Self-Care…Really?

Happy #WorldMentalHealthDay! We thought we would start off our NEW blog series featuring university students speaking up about their own mental health on one of the most important days of the year! Today we are featuring Maggie from @Jackdotorg University of Ottawa, Maggie talks about the importance of mental health”Sometimes we carry our demons for so long, we forget how to live without them…” #EndTheStigma