6 Ways I Feel Alone in My Mental Health Journey

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

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The Pitfalls of Looking Calm

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

Let’s Talk About Mental Illness

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