Category: Wellness

Dealing With Bad Days After Depression

Bad days suck. But when you're recovering from depression, they can seem downright scary.

No, Seriously… Let’s Talk

Mental illness is not uncommon. So why don't we talk about it?

How to Get Out of a Rut

I've been in a rut lately... but I'm climbing out of it! Here's how.

Ten Minutes A Day For A Better Life

In my last year of high school (back when Ontario still had OAC, aka Grade 13), I dated a guy who was a bit of a nouveau-hippie. He was super into yoga, drum circles, and meditation. I was decidedly... not. I remember feeling annoyed one night near the end of our short-lived relationship when he ...

Self Esteem: A Work In Progress

Late last year, I wrote about seeing myself in an unflattering photo and realizing how much work I still need to do on my self esteem. Since then, I've been working hard with my therapist to build myself up a bit. As with everything in life, it's a work in progress. I have my good ...

Resolution Help

For years, I didn't make resolutions. I was tired of making them only to ditch them after about a week, so I just decided to forget the whole thing. But this year, I'm determined that my resolutions are going to stick. I think my problem in past years was a lack of tools to support me. ...

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Inspiration on YouTube

Before last year, my YouTube usage was pretty much limited to occasional cat videos, tutorials for something specific, and old favourites like Potter Puppet Pals and Kittens Inspired By Kittens. Then I got hooked on beauty gurus like Allana Davison and KathleenLights, who in turn introduced me to others. In addition to being entertaining, I ...