Today I deleted several apps from my phone: Twitter, Reddit, Feedly, Snapchat, the N.Y. Times app, and more.
I’m letting go of distractions, or at least learning to.
I started medication at the age of six for anxiety, depression and OCD, and I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 17. After searching for answers, following many bouts of depression and hopelessness, I decided to escape the emotional jail built for me. About eighteen months ago, I did a complete 18. Below are a few things from my “toolbox” that have helped me live a life I never thought possible. I spent all those years looking for someone or something to save me, all I needed was to look within myself.
Today the Ministry of Health announced new mental health and addictions funding, including more services for youth! Here's our TL;DR version:
The goal: Transform the system so everyone can access services that are:
2016 has been a rough year for many of us. So when we say thank you to all our youth, community and Ministry partners, it feels like hardly enough.
Here are some tips to help you manage your stress during the holidays and feel better.
When I was 6 years old, we inherited my great-grandmother’s piano. I immediately took to it, and begged for lessons. For the next 10 years, music would be a constant part of my life.
Almost our entire lives are spent in a quest to gain control, security and comfort in our lives. Unfortunately, we never really get it, so we keep trying, relentlessly.
This is the main activity of our lives.