10 Products to Calm Anxiety

Books! There are literally millions of options. Curl up with an old favourite or an exciting new book to distract yourself. I never leave the house without a good book and even keep an "emergency" book in the glove compartment just in case. I find it helps to distract my mind from anxiety especially in … Continue reading 10 Products to Calm Anxiety

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Can’t Wait to Read List

My To-be-read shelf has grown from a small bucket under my bed to an entire shelf of a bookcase. And that is only a fraction of the books I want to read. Here is my list of books I cannot wait to read. Some I just haven't gotten to yet and other have not been … Continue reading Can’t Wait to Read List

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

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