Exercising is my favourite self-care activity, because it’s great for your mind and body in so many different ways. Everyone knows that physical activity can make you stronger and help you lose weight. According to an article on MedlinePlus, it can also reduce your risk of falls, heart disease and some cancers, as well as […]
For me, some weeks are busier than others. This week is definitely one of them. This week I have all my weekly tasks, plus my team and I have to make final changes to my book and make sure it’s perfect (or almost perfect because striving for perfection makes me crazy) by Friday so that […]
I have high-functioning anxiety and mild depression, which means that it’s not as debilitating as the low-functioning type. Although, I do know how hard it can be, because I do have days once in a while when it is debilitating. So, this post is in no way discounting how hard it can be. Rather, it’s […]
Bell Let’s Day was a few weeks ago. I have mixed feelings about the day. While it’s good to raise awareness, it should be happening everyday. We do not need a day dedicated to talking about mental health. I used to like the day and used to participate, but then I learned that Bell is […]
One of the most common discussions – between experts and researchers, as well as the general public – surrounding addiction is whether addiction is a disease or a choice.
I’ve been working on a special project…A five-part video series that includes five people with five different stories.
A couple months ago, someone reached out to me to do a collaboration with me. She is an opiate addict. In the wake of Demi Lovato’s relapse and overdose, as well as the opioid crisis as a whole, I had a lot of questions about addiction and recovery.
It’s been a rough ten days for Lovatics and Demi’s loved ones. Almost a month after the release of her song “Sober” where she admits to relapsing, Demi was rushed to the hospital due to a drug overdose.
Have you ever heard of someone say that they’ve run out of spoons or that they don’t have enough?
Written by Detox Local Twenty per cent of adults in the Canada have been diagnosed with anxiety and/or depression. Nearly half of those are never treated for their issues.