I Don’t Want to Be Anything

I Don’t Want to Be Anything

For as long as I can remember, I've had this ultimate goal: be successful. In whatever I want to do. As long as I made it to the top, it didn't matter what it was. I'd dream about the day I finally get to be a winner. That goal pushed me to work harder; but [...]

I Don’t Have Anorexia but My Eating Disorder Is Just as Valid

I Don’t Have Anorexia but My Eating Disorder Is Just as Valid

TW: Eating disorders Today's post is a guest post from Prickly Pineapples: A health, wellness, vegan, and recovery site with the goal to call out diet culture BS. Having an eating disorder that's not anorexia is isolating because you’re on your own. That's not to say that people with bulimia and anorexia have it easier, because they don’t. [...]

January 2020 Round Up

January 2020 Round Up

Why does January drag on for years? It's my least favourite month - Christmas is over, everyone is back to work, and the weather is utterly miserable. I started 2020 with so much hope and optimism; but in just 4 weeks that's all faded away. I've been struggling with both my mental and physical health [...]

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

4 Simple Recipes When You’re Too Depressed to Cook

Looking after our mental health is difficult enough, that sometimes basic needs fall to the wayside. Sometimes we feel we're not worth the effort, that we don't deserve anything special. Sometimes it's just that we don't have the will or energy to cook. It's okay to fall into a slump and eat junk every now [...]

7 Ways to Support Mental Health in the Workplace

7 Ways to Support Mental Health in the Workplace

Today's post is a guest post by Kayla Montgomery: In the United States, over 46% of adults experience a mental health illness during their lifetime. And as over one-third of the estimated 157 million working American’s life is spent at work; leaders are realizing the importance of cultivating a positive working environment. Anxiety, stress, and [...]