Tag Archives: Mentalillness

Getting “Better” 

I sometimes question if I’ll ever get better and it’s in those times that my brain tries to convince me that, “no, I won’t”. The last 12 years have been a constant battle to get on the right side of … Continue reading

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I Want To Be Me 

It’s the last day of 2016 and I like to take this day to reflect on all that happened in the year and what lessons I learned. It’s time for me to take stock of where I’m at and where … Continue reading

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The Comeback Kid 

After a setback in November 2015 that landed me in the hospital for a week and saw me once again being unable to work, I’m now preparing myself for another comeback. I’ve spent 2016 working hard to be the best … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Shame 

I grew up in an environment where emotions were often invalidated. At least the “negative” ones like fear, sadness and anger. I was often told to “toughen up”, “shut up or I’ll give you something to cry about”, or teased … Continue reading

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Kill The Mole

Yesterday, I decided to give my husband a peek inside my brain and took him along a trip of my distorted thinking, all in hopes of enlightening him on the differences between the way our minds work. He was open … Continue reading

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Navigating Mental Health in Edmonton

You may be at a point in life where you know that it’s time to seek help for your anxiety, depression, or other mental health concern that is creating distress in your life, but have no idea where to begin. … Continue reading

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Love Thy Psychiatrist

I am a survivor of two suicide attempts. And that number would probably be much higher, were it not for the help of my psychiatrist. I’d like to publicly thank the many psychiatrists that are helping people with mental illness, … Continue reading

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