The moment I knew I was “actually” depressed

Many people can't remember specifics about their mental illness. Usually the story is that they've felt that way as long as they could remember, or if they can pinpoint a catalyst, they probably can't plot a perfect timeline of how the illness developed. It's fair enough. Often these things tend to sneak into our lives, … Continue reading The moment I knew I was “actually” depressed

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Happy 150 Canada! Here are 30 reasons I’m proud to be Canadian and 30 reasons we need to do better

So this year marks the 150th anniversary of Canada becoming a country. Hooray! I am a very proud Canadian, and I will be celebrating with vigor. But it's not without its controversy. Despite how we'd like it to be, Canada is not a perfect oasis for all people who are non-white, non-straight, and non-rich. We … Continue reading Happy 150 Canada! Here are 30 reasons I’m proud to be Canadian and 30 reasons we need to do better