The way you communicate with others can dramatically influence the outcome. ‘I statements’ is a technique that is used in effective communication. These statements usually begin with the word ‘I’ and is based on the feelings of the speaker, rather than the characteristics of the listener or the way the speaker perceives the listener. Why […]
A bucket list is a list of things you want to accomplish or do in your lifetime. Mine is a mix of professional and personal goals. It is in no particular order. Although the first two are probably the biggest ones for me. I decided to share this because who knows? If I put it […]
Being a sex-positive advocate means having an open attitude toward sex and sexuality. It means that we don’t judge others for the sex life that they choose to have. It means recognizing that sex can mean different things to different people, and recognizing that everyone deserves to have the sex life that they want. For […]
I did a Q&A at my book release on June 22. Here are the questions and answers, including some additional ones that I didn’t get a chance to answer. What drove and motivated you to write a book about so many personal things? When I was struggling, hearing other people’s stories about their mental health […]
Melanie Crawford is a motivational comedian from Brantford, Ontario. She’s also a mom of four and a brain injury survivor. I first met Melanie when she performed at my friend’s variety show. After her set, I remember thinking, “Oh my god… We’re so much alike.” I remember relating so much to what she talked about. […]
On Saturday, I got to meet Molly Burke, as well as her mom and Gallop. I’ve been wanting to meet her so bad since I started watching her videos and following her a while ago. Molly’s such an amazing, inspiring, sweet young woman. She’s a motivational speaker and YouTuber who also happens to be blind. […]
Note: Content may be intense. It is also a rant, therefore not as uplifting as most of my other content. Posted for others to gain awareness of how certain situations are affected by anxiety and disability. Last Friday, I had a minor procedure done at the hospital, except that it wasn’t so minor for me. […]
When your mom told me she was pregnant with you, I was shocked. She was, too. I was so excited, but I never thought I would love you as much as I do now.
Today is thanksgiving so I have decided to make a list of people and things that I am grateful for. These are in no particular order.
It’s pride week and for those who know me, pride means a lot to me. Two years ago, I came out as bisexual.