finding (and pursuing) your niche 

I’ve been struggling for a while now with thinking of things to write. I mean, I know my mental health blogs are really interesting and awesome to read, but I’ve been trying to expand my repertoire of blogging material. After weeks of writers block worse than traffic on the 401 at 4:00 on a Tuesday […]

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete

Self care is important. It encompasses taking care of your mind, body and spirit. Regimes may vary among people, but the virtue and purpose of self care remains the same – finding your place in the fast paced environment and realizing your needs. It becomes very easy to lose yourself among all the new and […]

The virtue of human connection 

There’s something so definitive about life. I know, such a cliché because, well, it’s life, shouldn’t it be that way anyway? But I guess what I mean is, we all do certain things with our lives that determine what we do, who we meet and how we’re perceived.  Manipulate people, and you’re a sociopath. Work […]

There is no peace when we avoid life 

As many of you know, I’ve been going to CBT for a while now – maybe even too long, depending on how you look at it. Recently my psychologist, who I see weekly, has been working on safety behaviours in relation to the crippling fear of uncertainty. It is no secret that people with GAD […]