Tag: #changementalhealth

‘I want to talk!’ Waterloo students demonstrate for better mental health support

Months of waiting for counselling and the culture of high productivity has University of Waterloo students demonstrating at arts quad Thursday morning. “I want to talk!” One student chanted. “We want to listen!” The crowd answered. WaterlooWalkout for Mental Health was organized after a 22-year-old student in his fourth year of study died by suicide on […]

Michael Phelps on Life After Swimming and His Battle With Depression.

The most decorated Olympian of all time wants you to know he has bad days — some very bad days — just like so many people. “I’m not a superhuman,” Michael Phelps tells LIVESTRONG.COM. “I’m a human being who was very fortunate to find something that I love and find something that I’m good at […]

Life with Depression.

How many times in my life I have heard people say “but you’re always smiling” or “you’re just using it as an excuse to get out of doing something” or “everybody gets sad, so you need to get over it.”.  Why would I want to live a life purposefully where I feel like crap for […]

Judgement.

I don’t understand why people feel the need to judge others, whether its based off of wealth, beauty, appearance, or intelligence. First of all who cares. Let people live their life. If you don’t have something positive to say about someone then you shouldn’t have to say it at all or if you don’t mean […]

Depression, Anxiety, And What It’s Like To Be Me.

So proud of this young woman I am able to call a friend for being so brave and sharing her story with the world. I am incredibly grateful to have met this young, smart and beautiful woman as a summer student working at our summer job. I am also so proud that both of our […]

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 […]