surround yourself with good friggen people

Day 1: know your worth Oh god, I can't believe I'm starting a blog post with a Drake lyric, BUT let's talk about the relevance of the line, "know yourself, know your worth," and how it relates to today's post of surrounding yourself with good friggen people.  I sometimes need to remind myself of this, ...

let’s talk more.

Happy Friday! For the next 7 days, I am challenging myself to write a daily blog. Even though I write almost everyday, I want to take the opportunity to share my journal out loud and see if there is any change in my mental health in this short period of time. That's a challenge in ...

where i’m at

I write everyday. I keep notes on my phone, in a journal beside my bed, and through conversations with my close friends. I don't find it too difficult to vocalize how I'm feeling, but I worry about how I am burdening people, and if I'm talking too much about an uncomfortable topic: mental health. As ...

sweet dreams are made of this

Alright folks, going full force into the new year! Over the past couple of months, I've been really focused on ways in which I can improve my overall mental health. From reading different blog posts online and searching personal practices of how this can obtained. I've heard a few common trends repeated, which I've tried ...

new year, new(ish) mindset

As I head into my second semester on Friday, I thought it was an appropriate time to break my blogging hiatus and share my learnings from my month long Christmas holiday. My friend recently shared with me that she started a journal that she writes in everyday. She writes down the things that make her ...

semester one in the books

I finished class last week, and procrastinated for a week to complete my final paper. What a FEELING finally submitting, and closing the chapter of my first semester as a Master's student (!!!!) A year ago today, I was finishing my finals at Laurier, and stressing about what I was going to do after graduation. ...

keep it moving

"Take your life back from your flatline. It is a tragedy to think that we often allow for an increase in our heartbeats to deter is from new experiences. We think that the resounding pound chiming throughout our chests when we are challenged is something we should protect ourselves from, something that is a sign ...

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