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Mental Illness…The Universe’s Gift

I was seven years old the first time I thought “My brain is broken”. I spent the next twenty-five years finding ways to punish myself for being broken. I thought it was a curse because I was a bad person … Continue reading

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A New Era….But Does It Help Solve The Problem.

  Last night my daughter and I attended the open house for the new Regional Mental Health Centre in London. It is a beautiful facility with relaxation rooms, private patient rooms, life skills kitchens and many other features the old … Continue reading

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Happy To Be Me….

When I was younger I used to wish I was someone else….anyone else. It didn’t matter who I just didn’t want to be me. I was challenged by someone I respected to live my life finding something to be grateful … Continue reading

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What I Can Do…

I can’t walk a mile in your shoes, Or travel down your road, And when you get the blues, I only know what I’m told, I can’t know what you really thought, Or how you feel deep inside, But when … Continue reading

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Captain O Captain…Robin Williams I will miss you.

  Today the tears are not ones of laughter but tears of loss and sadness. For almost 40 years you have entertained, inspired, shared your immense talent with the world. I have tears today for the pain that you felt … Continue reading

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Warning…The News Can Lead To Poor Mental Health…

Watching the news can be depressing. It starts out with local violence of youth killing youth over sneakers or an iphone or hurt feelings…then it covers human killing human around the world. When you look at what’s going on it … Continue reading

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My Health…How Do You Know…

  If a healthcare professional doesn’t spend any time with a patient, how can they help? There were a couple experiences recently that have this topic once again on my radar… My beautiful daughter has broncitis. She wasn’t feeling well … Continue reading

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