5 musts for mental health

 GET A PSYCHIATRIST - You wouldn't rely on your GP for cancer treatments, so why are you relying on them to treat your mental health issues?  Sure GP's know a little bit, but there is only so much they can do for you.  It's best to get your ass to a psychiatrist - someone who [...]

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5 ideas to help make your apartment a home

Candles - Something about the ambiance and the smell of candles really helps make an unfamiliar space feel like home. Garden - When I grew tired of the view we had of our neighbors fence I placed some potted Geraniums in front of the windows to give our view a little more wow-factor.  Not only [...]

How Depression Feels – Poetry

It seems surreal now, to think back to how poorly I was doing a few months ago.  Almost as if I dreamed it. The crying spells, suicidal ideation, not sleeping, not eating, isolation.  None of which is me today (okay... maybe I'm still working on that isolation thing). I wrote a fair few poems nearing [...]

Grounding Box

Do you suffer from depression or anxiety or any other mental health disorder? Do you find when you are having an attack you don't know what or how to ground yourself, calm yourself down? Maybe it's time to try a grounding box! But first off, what is grounding?  This is the act of utilizing the [...]

14 days to destress

Lately I've been feeling pretty stressed.  Normal things.  Money, Health, Work. I saw a post on pinterst about a 21 day mental wellness challenge.  I liked the idea, but not all of the "challenges" so I've compiled my own challenges to help me destress. Feel free to follow along and comment with your interpretations of [...]

Personal Thoughts on Autumn

Autumn is seemingly just around the corner.  According to the calendar it has officially arrived, yet the temperature outside says vastly different things. None the less it hasn't stopped coffee shops from starting to serve the, favourited-by-many, PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte, for those of you who live under a rock). There are many things I [...]