Recent Posts

The Impacts of Climate Change: The Implications on Human Health.

One of the greatest threats to human health in developed societies is climate change. There is now consensus among scientists confirming the existence of global warming, due in part to rising greenhouse gas emissions as a result of human activity (Anstey, 2013).  Climate change is widely recognized as a major threat to human health due […]

Making a Difference in the World of Children’s Mental Health.

Love that today The Duchess of Cambridge (or also known as Princess Kate) was highlighted as the guest editor for the UK edition of the Huffington Post. She was enlisted to bring attention to the #YoungLivesMatter edition of the website highlighting the issue of children’s mental health, an often neglected area of health care and […]

Random Acts of Kindness Day.

Tomorrow is the ‘official’ RAK day, we should all take a moment to do something kind for the people around us, whether we know them personally or not on a regular basis. What a good start though. Being kind doesn’t mean you have to spend ‘money’ on someone, it could be as simple as waiting to hold […]

Happy Valentine’s Day.

Thought I would post a cute Valentine’s card (credit to Maggy van Eijk) for those who are constantly fighting a tough battle. As hard as it is to fight something like depression (or even self-esteem/ bad day, week, month, etc) always remember there is light at the end of the tunnel. Even if things may […]

Organization.

A pretty random post for today but there’s nothing I love more than feeling organized and trying to add a bit more colour into my life. A friend recently introduced me to Planner/Diary decorating and bullet journaling and now I am excited to go home and use up some of my scrapbook supplies to decorate […]

Stay.

It’s been two days and the grief has yet to subside. It comes in waves, one minute i’m perfectly fine minding my own business and doing my assignments, the next minute i’m tearing up. They say time heals all wounds and I know it’ll take time for the raw emotions to pass, but at this […]

All dogs go to heaven.

“Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” -Gene Hill Today I let go of one of my closest friends, a family member and a loving […]

Just Sad or Depression?

In the United States, close to 10 percent of the population struggles with depression, in Canada the statistics point out to roughly 1 in 5 Canadians battling mental illness. These stats likely fail to include more people largely due to the fact it can take a long time for someone to even understand that they are […]