For article on What Does it Mean to Be Fully Alive? click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the latest and … More Being a Decent Human Being is Not Natural. It is A Choice.
What does it mean to be fully human? I think the question is important because there is something in each of us that drives everything that we do. There is a desire to discover who we really are. We long to be tested and to discover what it means to authentically be in our own … More What Does it Mean to Be Fully Alive?
Join me for the 7 Day Self-Care Challenge ___ Why do we automatically think that Mental Health is a negative term that describes a lack of health in our mind or our emotions… yet when we think of Physical Health, we more naturally describe a more complete experience? Break an arm? Go to the hospital. … More It Only Takes Seven Days to Care For Your Mental Health
Recovery. Some people define it as a period of reorganization after a major business loss. Other people think of recovery as what happens on Sunday morning after a few nights of just a little too much fun. Recovery means a lot to me. 12 months ago I was just a few months into my recovery … More Let’s Talk… Get Ready to Support Mental Health Initiatives Across Canada
The Type A person needs to pay attention to their mental health. ___ So why does the Type A personality need to be concerned about their mental health? It’s a good question. Type A’s are driven, successful and talented. But they are also flawed and vulnerable. I am not a Type A person but in my counseling … More Why is the Type A Person’s Mental Health at Risk?
7 Ways that depression works differently with men and women ___ Do you ruminate? You know what it is – holding onto a thought over and over and over. And over. I do it. And it is one of the contributing factors in my depression and anxiety. In an attempt to learn more about it, … More Depression is Different with Men and Women
Why are men so silent about our anxiety? ___ “Gripped. Heart rushing, mind racing. Breathing. Breathing. Breathing. Mind is like a crashing elephant and nothing makes sense. I’m having a panic attack.” I had my first panic attack while driving my son to get a haircut. In that season of my life, the anxiety was … More Breathe into the Bag: Gender and the Anxiety Gap
Please let me know what you think about how the genders experience anxiety differently. ___ I looked into his eyes as he asked me about 67 questions about what would happen on his first day of school. My son was anxious and when he gets anxious, he asks A LOT of questions. Watching him … More Do Men and Women Feel Anxiety Differently?
How do you express your depression? ___ Depression can look differently with different people. Each individual will express their depression based on their gender, personality, culture and individual factors. There is not a male or female form of depression, but each gender will have some unique characteristics. It is important with any list to realize that … More Seven Surprising Ways that Men Show Our Depression