Read this to learn how to control stress management

As unpleasant as it is, stress is arguably something that affects each and every one of us at some point in time throughout the duration of our lives. Come to think of it, I don’t believe I’ve ever met someone who claims they are entirely free of stress, and honestly, anyone who proclaims this has … More Read this to learn how to control stress management

Here is why we need to stop comparing our own hardships to others

Hardships, among other negative occurrences in life, are inevitable. It’s a bit of a harsh reality, but its validity remains constant; life isn’t a walk in the park for the majority of us, and it is highly probable that we will encounter situations at times we rather wouldn’t. Hardships and obstacles can take many different … More Here is why we need to stop comparing our own hardships to others

Here’s why we need to stop subconsciously perpetuating toxic masculinity

Toxic masculinity, for anyone who perhaps hasn’t heard of it before, is a term used to describe social and cultural norms, often considered to be traditional, which have the ability to negatively impact all people. I think a lot of folks hear ‘toxic masculinity’ and assume that it is strictly affiliated with males, but this … More Here’s why we need to stop subconsciously perpetuating toxic masculinity

Recognizing the power of positive self-affirmations

Self-affirmations, for anyone who may not be entirely familiar with the topic, are, in my own words, phrases we say aloud and direct towards ourselves that aim to manifest positivity. In simple terms, self-affirmations are vocalized statements that affirm, or warrant, our existence. Self-affirmations are a beneficial thing for just about everyone. They’re a means … More Recognizing the power of positive self-affirmations

Read this before approaching someone about their mental health

Mental health is a stigmatized topic of conversation. More specifically, mental illness. This isn’t anything new, and while the topic has gained ground in terms of being more socially accepted, and further, discussed, mental health conversations aren’t anywhere near where they should be regarding advocacy and awareness. We’re certainly moving in the right direction, but … More Read this before approaching someone about their mental health

Mind your tongue

These days, more than ever, arguably, it seems as though a lot of us walking around with a lot of pent-up anger and frustration. And, understandably so. The past couple of years haven’t exactly been pleasant in regards to the pandemic and all of its lovely elements, and there are a few of us who … More Mind your tongue

The significance of understanding that mental illness isn’t objective

Mental illness is something that I’m quite passionate about because of my own experiences with it. I’ve said it on here many times already, but in case you’re new to my blog, I dealt with a combination of three eating disorders when I was in high school; I have Generalized Anxiety disorder; I have Obsessive-Compulsive … More The significance of understanding that mental illness isn’t objective

The beauty of remaining silent when you have nothing nice to offer

It’s a philosophy that we arguably all have heard at some point or another, but regardless of its prominence, the concept of staying silent when we have nothing nice to say is one that remains absolutely relevant, and likely will continue to be, infinitely. It’s a rather simple yet effective ideology, and I believe it … More The beauty of remaining silent when you have nothing nice to offer

Here’s how to help someone dealing with anxiety

Allow me to begin this post by stating that I am not, in any way, a mental health professional. I do not wish for this post to suggest otherwise, and, as always, please consult with your physician prior to making any major decisions regarding mental or physical health. Anyone who deals with anxiety themselves is … More Here’s how to help someone dealing with anxiety

Understanding the improbability of pleasing everyone

Chances are, at one point or another, you’ve heard the phrase ‘you can’t please everyone,’ or something similar. It’s a simple saying, yet one that contains tremendous truth in its limited words, and I think it is one a lot of us could benefit from in terms of its honesty. When I was in my … More Understanding the improbability of pleasing everyone

Here’s how to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder

This time of year in Ontario, a lot of folks start experiencing signs and symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, as a result of the daylight savings that occurred a few weeks ago. The clocks went back an hour, which means that by 5pm, we are just about in complete darkness. Seasonal Affective Disorder … More Here’s how to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Dealing with difficult people in the workplace

It is a situation we arguably, unfortunately, are all familiar with; there is a certain individual with who we share a workplace that makes the work itself rather unpleasant, simply because of their presence. I, too, have familiarity with this situation, and in different jobs over the years. I can’t say I have a guaranteed … More Dealing with difficult people in the workplace