These Nike commercials just keep on getting better and better. This one gave me goosebumps!
It’s quite timely that both of these videos came out this week. I think a lot of people will...
Suddenly six years ago, at a time when I was trying to heal a broken heart I decided –...
There is no one on earth quite like you; from the pattern of your strands of hair to your fingerprints, you are singular. The sequence of your thoughts and the staircase of your experiences are only known by you. With your unique perspective, we need your voice to enrich... Read more
I’m sure many of you have read an article or two about Madalyn Parker this week. This hard working manager at Olark needed a few extra days to take care of her mental health, and instead of side-stepping the issue due to fears of judgement and stigma, she kept her... Read more
Detox: a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances. What is the first word that come to mind when you read the word Detox? Is it drugs? Is it alcohol? How about prescription medication? Or, wouldn’t those... Read more
Anxiety is condition that can take over your life and lead to anxiety or panic attacks. People that have never experienced anxiety do not understand how difficult it is overcome the condition. You cannot explain your condition away. In fact, you will need to approach it head on and... Read more
This time of year can be extremely challenging for those who deal with depression or anxiety. The hypersensitivity of those afflicted can easily be turned into isolation, as the sunlight hours become less and less heading towards the winter solstice. Historically, I find myself slowly edging into a depression... Read more
Step 5 : Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. A couple thousand days have come and gone since the beginning of my attempt to live life with rigourous honesty, but I must admit my ability to operate in delusional ignorance of... Read more
With the diminishing hours of sunlight and existential thinking on the rise this time of the year, it’s understandable if you are feeling out of sorts. For the extremely sensitive type who might be doubting their own spiritual journey and connection to God recently I thought I would help pour... Read more
Recovery has been an amazing journey for me over the years. I have gained immense insight into honesty, compassion and humanity that is offered so sparingly in this world from AA , or “The Rooms”, as they are commonly referred to. A healing-centered fellowship that has a wide open door policy... Read more
Big Ups to Doug for blasting through his fears, and stepping out in victory by voicing his personal, yet so very common battle with depression. Like Doug says in the video, “depression is so well documented”, and yet we still have to fight through a barricade of lies that... Read more
If you were in power, how would allocate Canada’s budget to fix addiction? 12 Step programs? Treatment centers? Spiritual sanctuaries? Harm-reduction? What about decriminalizing all drugs like Portugal did? I think one of the best things that America has done to fight their very own war on drugs, is placing Michael Botticelli... Read more
So you like to test yourself do you? Try this one out for size then. If did manage to score perfectly, I will now allow you to move on to the next challenge. If you didn’t score perfectly and still want another challenge, click here! If you... Read more
Anxiety disorders are among the top 10 reasons for disability in nearly all regions of the world. Startling: 36% of people with social anxiety disorder experience symptoms for 10 years before seeking help. Competence leads to confidence. Develop skills to perform well in situations you are anxious over.... Read more