Let’s Talk

Bell’s Let’s Talk Day is on January 31st this year. It’s a brilliant branding move, but it’s also so much more than that. Bell’s Let’s Talk Day has made it okay for everyone to talk about mental health. It’s opened up a platform for everyone to contribute to the conversation. Over the last few years, […]

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What I Learned From Moving

Having recently moved from a one bedroom basement apartment to a 3 bedroom, 3 story house, you’d think we’d be needing lots more stuff to fill it, but we definitely do not. Our major purchases moving into the home were a bigger couch, a large dining table made by my husband and accompanying chairs. We […]

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How To Cope With Worry And Anxiety

Last Sunday, I had the opportunity to share my first sermon. I shared about a topic that I’ve personally struggled with and have had to learn how to cope with: worry. If you’d like to give it a listen, you can check it out here. Whether you listen to it or not, the remainder of […]

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What Therapy Is Really Like

Lying down on a couch with a box of tissues in hand staring at the ceiling and blubbering about life. Across the room sits someone with glasses down their nose, writing curiously on a notepad, pausing every once in a while to ask, “And how does that make you feel?” That’s what you picture when […]

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I’ve Been Keeping a Secret…

I’ve been keeping a secret. I’ve kept it because it’s something not often talked about. I’ve avoided revealing it when I didn’t feel like answering a million questions about it. I haven’t wanted people to be worried about me or think I’m not doing well. But it’s time to tell the secret. I’m telling it […]

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Did I Regret It?

I recently made a huge change (for me) to my hair. The number one question I was asked when I first cut it was, “Do you have any regrets?” I cut off and donated around 10 inches of my long locks and coloured what was left for the first time ever. I went for the […]

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Tips For Changing Your Eating Habits

Change is hard in any situation. But changing your eating habits is especially difficult because of just how addicting food can be, not to mention the fact that we need it to live. Whether your goal is weight loss, energy gain, or simply to take care of your body, food is the best place to […]

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Why I Stepped Off The Scale For Good

I made one last trip to the washroom, stripped off all bulky layers, and took a step forward. The metal felt cold beneath my bare feet as I waited for the numbers to settle down. When they finally stopped dancing, my heart sank in disappointment at the digits before me. I walked away with tears […]

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My Worst Relationship Ever

Before meeting my husband, I really didn’t date very much. He was my first “boyfriend” (other than that one that lasted for approximately 24 hours in elementary school). I really had no interest in dating someone I didn’t think I could marry. It just happened to work out for me to find my guy at […]

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