Mental Health, Travel

This Was Me: My Travelling 20s

I did my first big international trip (aside from a high school exchange trip to Japan) when I was 22, and that was when the travel bug firmly took root.  From then on, each year I would take all my vacation time together in one block and do an international trip, other than the years… Continue reading This Was Me: My Travelling 20s

Mental Health

What Do You See In The Mirror?

When we look in the mirror, I suspect that very few of us see what's objectively there in the reflection.  So why is that? Mirror recognition is not as simple as it may seem.  The vast majority of animals, including my guinea pig munchkins, lack this ability.  When we as humans look at the reflection… Continue reading What Do You See In The Mirror?

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Emerging blogger series, Mental Health

Emerging Blogger Series: Saro (My Life with Dementia and Bipolar Disorder)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community.This post is by Saro of My… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Saro (My Life with Dementia and Bipolar Disorder)

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Reflections on 2017

The blunt reality is that 2017 has not been a good year for me.  I have really struggled with my mental health, and treatment-resistant depression makes it hard to find hope.  But as 2017 draws to a close, I can acknowledge that looking back on the bad stuff is less productive than trying to focus… Continue reading Reflections on 2017