Tag: USA

No to Trump.

You’re probably thinking, why do you even care since you’re Canadian. I care because I am an educated woman, a minority, and a global citizen. I get it, Trump winning was not a surprise, I knew it was coming as soon as the debates began to start. Everyone keeps talking about how it was “unanticipated” that […]

Step Forward.

I came across this story today while on my normal internet grind. The story of 13-year old Daniel Fitzpatrick , a young boy who took his own life because of being bullied. This story makes me sick, another young child helpless to the people who are supposed to be there to support him and protect […]

#SuperTuesday

In all honestly watching the preliminary predictions for the Republican Party nomination is pretty scary for my fellow neighbours down south of the border. After watching the CNN GOP debate to see what all the fuss was about, the hilarity behind Trump and his terrible combover vying to be president is over. This is not […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Sad Reality.

Most People With Depression Aren’t Getting Treatment, Survey Finds… “The latest depression report shows that the majority are suffering in silence” Link to article at bottom of post. -M ——————————————————————————– The latest statistics on depression in the U.S. don’t paint a picture of progress, though the condition is common. Nearly 8% of Americans over age […]

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.