November 14, 2019

Turning Vacation Into a State of Mind

            People love to get away on vacation, and I don’t think there are any exceptions to this. I don’t really know of anyone who doesn’t love a good vacation. The feeling of taking time to care for yourself, getting away and l...

September 11, 2019

It has been 3 years since the official launch of “Why I Run” and I am still blown away that the decision I made to write about my struggles and my recovery from my depression has done so well, reached so many people and has been such a great help.

I still remember the m...

August 5, 2019


(Using Meditation as a therapeutic tool)

It has been 6 years since I started therapy, I have had many highs and lows as I am learning to live a happy life, it is not easy when you have struggled as long as I have with depression and anxiety. This last down turn I...

July 15, 2019

I have sat and listened now for a long time trying to put into words my feelings about the deaths in St Catharines. I took my time to use the best tool I have my ears. Which is what is missing in this world, people actually listening and wanting to make change where it...

June 9, 2019

            Have you ever wanted to just fly away and leave the world behind? Have you ever looked up at the clouds and thought “What would it be like to play in those fluffy masses? How would it feel to be up that high in the air? What do...

June 1, 2019

Learning to forgive is all about self love! I never thought about it that way till I was taught what it really meant to forgive and experienced it first hand in my life.

To forgive means taking the time to look at the situation that happened to you with honesty and trul...

May 13, 2019

Using Meditation as a Healing and Therapeutic Tool The concept of using meditation as a healing tool was introduced to me when I was in therapy for depression, to help me learn how to let go of the negative emotions and negative situations that had happened to me and s...

May 4, 2019

Breathing Exercises/ Meditation (Taken from My Guided Meditation by Darcy Patrick)

            This breathing exercise is a very calming and a fun thing to practice. It is actually the first meditation we are going to do together in this book. You may have to practice i...

December 2, 2018

As I have progressed through my therapy/ journey of bettering myself, becoming myself. I have learned so much about how I used to view the world, how I lived my life for so long with the depression glasses on. Never seeing the good things and placing so much value on t...

November 4, 2018

At my Creative Writing For The Mind Body & Soul classes we talk about holding on to the past, why do we do it? Why to we hold on to negative experiences, and why do we allow the good things that happen in our lives just slowly disappear from our minds. We allow the bad...

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