How I face daily ableism in University

“I have fears regarding the validity of my mental illness, so when people take pictures of my service dog I feel invalid and on display; like a joke not to be taken seriously.” #KeepTalkingMH #MentalHealthMatters #DisabilityPride #ServiceDog

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: 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

Me or my mental illness?

Me or my mental illness?

After being diagnosed with depression and anxiety then receiving treatment, Ruth wanted to turn her situation into something constructive. Consequently, her blog, Ruth In Revolt, was created. With a lifelong passion for writing and a renewed sense of determination,...