Why is it that we grow up being told that drugs are bad, and yet there are so many popular songs that talk about and suggest doing drugs and partying? How come there is a deliberate divide between morality, lived experience and media? Which ideology do we live by?
Feeling “different” is something that we all experience often, especially with all the pressures to be “normal”. Being physically different only amplifies this for many people, and can be particularly troubling for children.
There are many things we can’t control in life, who we live with is often one of them. Living in a dysfunctional environment can wear you down, make you doubt yourself, lower your self-esteem and much more.
While a lot of people may not be fans of football itself, many tune in to watch the Superbowl just for the always buzzworthy, special edition commercials that tend to span from heart-warming, to comical, to controversial, to downright bizarre.
Bell Let’s Talk is always a great way to highlight mental health while engaging people in your community. This year we decided to prepare a day in advance. We had three ways for our community to participate by asking them the following three questions:
You know those moments when it feels like you have a smile on your heart and you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? The story/video for this week’s Feel Good Friday gave me exactly that feeling, and continues to each time that I watch it.
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