Tag: depression

Pay What You Can Group Therapy

I remember my first group therapy session quite well. It was more of a social gathering at a local community centre with other families who lost an immediate family member. They split us into two groups; all the adults went to a separate room… Continue Reading “Pay What You Can Group Therapy”

Holy Sh*t I’m a Mom

This has been one hell of a week for me, and even though I mentioned this would not be a mom-centred blog, I am breaking my rule this one time to go over how my anxiety shaped my experience of labour and bringing home… Continue Reading “Holy Sh*t I’m a Mom”

Albatross

I want to apologize to my readers for being so distant these last few weeks; I’ve been working tirelessly on getting my first novel out before my daughter makes her grand entrance. Keeping busy has distracted me from my depression, and I’m thankful for… Continue Reading “Albatross”

Seasonal Affective Disorder

It’s the first of October, and that usually means that I need to prepare myself for the upcoming winter months. Autumn is my favorite season, and even though I plan to live in its present, the foreboding season of winter still lingers in the… Continue Reading “Seasonal Affective Disorder”

The Sun Is Going To Rise Again

My heart breaks. Mental health is not a joke, and we should not look down on it. We need less judgment and more compassion. More check in’s and fewer shares of one meme “suicide hotline.” I urge you to check in on all of… Continue Reading “The Sun Is Going To Rise Again”

Grief and Acceptance

20 years ago I lost my mother to a long battle of cancer. From the age of three to eleven I had to understand what exactly was happening to her and didn’t fully grasp it until I saw an episode of Charlie Brown called… Continue Reading “Grief and Acceptance”