Petition to Take Suicide Scar Costume Off Shelves Succeeds as Walmart Removes Item

I am overjoyed to say that the Latex Razor Blade Suicide Scar Wound has been taken OFF SHELVES by the Walmart. I want to thank every single person who signed the petition and left their comments. We created social change. One day at a time. I want to thank Walmart for acting so quickly on this subject […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Sharing My Story

Mental Illness Awareness Week is held from October 2nd to October 8th in Canada.  It is a very important week as it is a dedicated public education campaign designed to raise awareness of what it is like living with components of a mental illness.  If people do not understand, they will not support the very […]

Ending Mental Health Stigma-Time To Step Up To The Plate!

    The stigma surrounding mental health conditions has been around for a very long time.  Indeed, it is historically based in society.  Those who suffered from poor mental health have typically been alienated, ridiculed, pushed aside and in many cases locked up.  It is no wonder then that due to such unjust stigma, many […]

A Day In My Life With Borderline Personality Disorder

  Quite often people have asked me what it is like living with my Borderline Personality Disorder.  They really have very little idea in regards to what it actually means.  They are under the impression that I am “borderline” So I am “sort of” in the middle of having a personality disorder.  Not a full […]

Coming to Terms With Why I used the Hospital as an Excuse on my Mental Illness Recovery Journey

This is my story of coming to terms with my mental illness and how I am using my recovery to help others.  ***Trigger Warning***  There could be triggers for some in this piece.  However, to me it is just a plain and honest account.  Other people will have an entirely different journey and this piece […]

Taking a “Mental Health” Day

Don’t Worry About Her…She Is Taking A “Mental Health” Day! As I have progressed through school, and now employment, I have found it necessary to manage my mental health conditions in a way that lets me function, perform and be productive.  This has meant the need to take time off to recover, regroup and recharge.  In society, […]