This fantastic article was recently shared on Facebook, and struck me as well worth sharing, if only for this one phenomenal insight: a brain in development can lead to emotional swings. But of course! Sometimes, we don't need to wade into the emotional shitstorm, start slashing at lightning bolts or generating solutions. Sometimes, we just … Continue reading How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms
When a friend shared this via Facebook, I realised she might have been sharing a little bit more than just a pretty picture... And I paid attention. Last week was a week during which several people I know opened up online and admitted to bigger struggles with their mental health. It made me think - … Continue reading 15 things you didn’t know about people with anxiety
Anxiety. It seems to be the "new" mental health buzz word. Everywhere you look on social media there are articles and blogs about it. It is something I think we all deal with at one time or another in our lives. Most of the time we can just power through and get past it. Looking … Continue reading Oh, hello anxiety. You’re back, are you?
Here's to courage, honesty, and speaking your truth. 16 year old Pemberton student, Dawn Archer, has shared her battle with depression, online, in a story recently featured in The Question. Take a few minutes to watch My Recovery Story. “I’m not ashamed of having mental illness and I’m going to talk about it. I want other … Continue reading Shout Out: Dawn Archer