I Feel Like A Fraud

I Feel Like A Fraud

  When I first began the conversation about going to Nursing school, it was always supported with incredible enthusiasm. "You're going to do so well because you're such a hard worker!" "It's so evident that you put in so much work so you're bound to succeed." "I've seen the effort that you've put into other [...]

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The Abyss

The Abyss

A poetic, visual piece of my reality living with Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  This piece is real, and raw, and has been clawing to get out for some time now.  In working to capture the true essence of what's within my mind on any given day, I had to strip away the layers - [...]

Elemental Necessity

Elemental Necessity

As someone who deals extensively with depression and anxiety on a daily basis, constantly being around people can be a really big hindrance to my recovery. It's incredibly draining to always be around that much stressed out, negative energy. On this #SelfCareSunday, I'm sharing with you an adventure I took yesterday and how being out [...]

Forty Eight

Forty Eight

Hello! I have the most exciting news!!! As most of you know by now, I've opened up quite a bit over the last couple of years about my personal struggles with Mental Illness. A huge catalyst of being able to do so has been Wear Your Label - an extraordinary, rapidly growing, Canadian company that [...]

#BellLetsTalk

Hi Marshmallows! It's one of my favourite days of the year   Just a few years ago, I would have had a very different reaction for this day (hint: it wouldn't have been excitement...). I would have done everything I could to spend the day like a hermit and avoid conversing at all costs.  It's [...]

Twenty Eight

Twenty Eight

I wore my WYL tee to Zumba tonight.  This was a personal big step. It's always been tricky for me to broach the subject of mental health (especially when it comes to my own), much less wear it on my chest like a neon sign. I'm now pretty convinced that they should add "magic" to the [...]