Despite all the positive advancements in the field of mental health, it pains me to say that the stigma that surrounds mental health still has a tendency to rear its ugly head in the places where it is the least wanted.
The holiday season is by far my favorite time of year. I absolutely adore seeing the strings of lights cascading down the city streets. Trying to find the perfect gift for each family member gives me so much adrenaline, it’s just like a game.
Queens’ University researchers have recently discovered that exercise can have a positive effect on individuals with social anxiety disorders.
Every day we are bombarded with pictures of celebrities and models airbrushed with Photoshop. It’s no secret that the media has been notorious for supporting unrealistic beauty ideals.
To be honest, high school wasn’t really “my thing”. I was never consider studious or nerdy (boy, has that ever changed) and to be quite honest I didn’t enjoy school.
I’ve recently had an interesting experience I would like to share with all of you. One of my close friends just celebrated her birthday and as part of her celebration we went bowling.
For those of you who haven’t read my first blog, I am a Child and Youth Worker (fast track) student who has been on placement with mindyourmin
“Making unwanted comments about my body is harassment”.
In high school, my friends were my rocks. They always understood the things I was going through (the best they could) and were there at the drop of a hat if I needed them.