Living Well: things you should not say to a chronically ill person

It’s Monday morning and I’m nursing another migraine hangover. It’s raining outside, so my condo is a nice and cool temperature. I actually had to close the balcony door this morning and take my new cushions inside. And like many other nights with insomnia, I was wide awake at 5:00 am. That was far too…

Daily positivity challenge: Day #1 – Family

So, there’s a thing going around on Twitter that my local friends are doing and it’s called the positivity challenge. It’s been interesting to watch as everyone has added their own flair to it. I think this is a great reminder to embrace all the things we love in life and are grateful for. Life…

Self-Care: Working from Home

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know that I’m a big advocate of self-care and promoting mental health awareness given my professional experience in the field. I actually worked with a team that promoted Mental Health Capacity Building for nearly four years in Addictions and Mental Health. During that time, I…