Warrior Wednesday: Me

Hey Strong Babes! In honour of May being Mental Health Awareness month, I’m doing a new series each Wednesday in May called “Warrior Wednesday”. I am going to be sharing the “war stories” of mental health struggles – funny, sad, serious, embarrassing as hell, and everything in between. Talking about mental health is so important […]

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Why are you Depressed? 

Like many other things in mental health, depression is multifaceted – there are many signs, symptoms, explanations, and origins behind depression. It cannot be explained simply. It can’t be encompassed simply, and it shouldn’t be treated simply. So why are you depressed? A lot of the stigma that still has a stronghold on mental health […]

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The World I Live In

The other day my cousin sent me an email, explaining that although she would love to see me she wasn’t feeling up to it – her anxiety had gotten the best of her this week and she felt that she should be alone. Not “I’m sorry I forgot”. Not “I’m not feeling well”. Not “I […]

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Speaking out about Depression

This video really touched my heart and absolutely hit home for me – the more afraid we are to talk about mental health, the more stigmatized it remains.    

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