May is Mental Health Month. My other title for this post was "The road less traveled". When I first started reading about others with mental illness, I heard over and over again “you are not alone”. I always felt uncomfortable about this statement because I don’t want other people to have to feel this way. … Continue reading 6 Ways I Feel Alone in My Mental Health Journey
Something different today (sorry there are no books involved) This year, in honour of Bell Let's Talk Day, I am posting an article I wrote last year. The Pitfalls of Looking Calm “You didn’t look anxious!” This statement can be really encouraging if you have just given a presentation, met someone new or performed for … Continue reading The Pitfalls of Looking Calm
Recently I have become incredibly tired of books that are all centered around romance. It seems like every book, no matter the genre, turns into a romance by the end. This is especially true of young adult books. Here I have collected some of my favourite books that do not involve a romantic relationship or … Continue reading Books Minus Romance
Whenever I am reading a book, I always bookmark parts that I really love so that I can reread them over again. I mark quotes that are funny or especially meaningful. Sometimes I mark quotes and then when I go back to them I have no idea why I marked them! I think this is … Continue reading Favourite Book Quotes
This is not a real post but a funny picture of what came up side by side on my Pintrest feed. Combines my love of Doctor Who and John Green. Happy Thursday!
In honour of Let's Talk Day, I am finally posting this list of books involving mental illness. It is even more fitting that this is my first post after a long break due to dealing with a bad depressive episode. I often find myself wanting to read about characters/people who have similar struggles. The picture … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Mental Illness