Who is “I”?

Who is “I”?

The most common question to every human being since existence; who is I? Followed up by; what is the meaning of “my” life? These questions arise when we are displeased in a situation. Our mind is adrift, we are sad, and pain is prominent because when we are content...

Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

“In the [movies], we can hardly avoid identifying ourselves with the [actors] or prevent ourselves from acting the most varied roles within ourselves. Our entire life is very much dependent upon the faculty of identification. If we seek for the origin of this ability...

Safety First

Safety First

One year ago today, my life was forever altered, not in a physical sense, but mentally. The image above depicts my irrational thoughts of a magnificent Cat D9 Dozer weighing in at a colossal 100,000 lbs with just shy of 500 horsepower; this beast can move anything you...

Discombobulated

Discombobulated

Some days I just feel all discombobulated, like I am walking around with a box over my head, memories of my past screaming at me, I "shoulda" and "coulda" done something different, clouding over my future, rendering me with feelings of hopelessness and helplessness....

Building Resilience

Building Resilience

What about resilience? Speaking from experience of mental health challenges, resilience plays a significant role in the healing process, so upon reading 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a...

PTSD Triggers

PTSD Triggers

PTSD triggers are an interesting subject, especially for those of us directly affected by this peculiar phenomenon, and I do mean phenomenon. It happens whether we like it or not, usually at an inconvenient time (Eg. out in public), the anxiety spikes as the reptilian...

Questions Your Kids Ask

Questions Your Kids Ask

sexist [ sek-sist ]adjective relating to, involving, or fostering sexism, or attitudes and behaviour toward someone based on the person's gender:a sexist remark;sexist advertising. dictionary.com This morning, my 13-year-old teenager stated, "Don't you think it's...

Negative Thoughts

Negative Thoughts

Treating your thought processes isn’t as easy or prescriptive. Especially if they stem from general anxiety, depression, or another mental health condition. I am not a doctor, and I am only sharing one of my positive daily habits when I have negative thoughts which...