Tag: Canada

R.I.P. Robin Williams

With the passing of Robin Williams, who I personally was one of the greatest comedians and actors or his generation, its brings attention to an often stigmatized and hidden issue in our society. Its truly devastating to see someone who brought so much joy and talent to the world struggle so much in private. With […]

Students worry about rising toll of mental illness: Goar

Alliance of student leaders calls on Ottawa to address rise in mental illness on Canada‚Äôs campuses. It’s time for campuses to address mental illness that affect students, but the change starts with us calling for our schools to take action. – M http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/07/22/students_worry_about_rising_toll_of_mental_illness_goar.html ——————————————————————————————————- Long before statistics show a trend, people sense a change in […]

Mental illness is not a sign of weakness

Another example that shows depression has no socio-economic boundary. It’s enlightening to read about a young successful lawyer being able to turn her “weakness” into a strength. Such a powerful read and well written! Remember you are not alone. – M —————————————————— “I also realized in the process that my mental-health struggles were in fact […]

Ontario Health Minister slams Jenny McCarthy for 'outrageously irresponsible' anti-vaccine campaign

It’s unfortunate to know how much influence celebrities have on influencing decisions for people, particularly when it puts other people’s health at risk. The recent outbreak of measles should be a wake up call for parents to immunize and protect not only their own children, but help keep other children healthy as well.

Hola!

It’s been forever since I have last written. I have just been extremely busy with school and other commitments and of course trying to get better. It’s been an up and down ride. Sometimes I honestly feel great, like I am back to normal, but then there are days that seem dark and hopeless. I […]

Day 18-22

Well it’s been awhile! Toronto had a major ice storm come through and create havoc for thousands of people across the region. Lost power for two days! I did get a bit lazy though when the power did end up coming back haha. I was fortunate though, there are some people that I know of […]