It is important to be mindful of how events in the world and how we engage with them through media can affect our outlook and mental health.
Anxiety is something that many members of our society struggle with on a day-to-day basis. It often becomes this inescapable reality that is their life.
This week I had the privilege of attending the Canadian Mental Health Association’s #b4stage4 conference in Victoria BC.
Part II: “I’m so OCD”
Most of you are probably familiar with the OCD stereotypes; neat freak, clean freak, an inevitable discomfort felt in the presence of a crooked picture or a messy room. While these characteristics resonate with many individuals who are diagnosed with OCD (and most definitely for myself), I can tell you that the disorder is much more complex and debilitating than what the stereotypes surrounding it insinuate.
Part I: Stomach Pains & Patterned Pant Suits
It can seem like our lives are filled with busyness, noise, distractions, and often meaningless activities.
What if we could filter out all that noise, and focus on the meaningful?