Mental Health and Wellness

8 Ways that Having Acne can Control your Life (a.k.a living with face gremlins)

I have struggled with acne with over two thirds of my life. That's a long time to deal with a face that has never really fit today's standard of beauty, and it has most definitely been (and continues to be) quite the journey of problem-solving vs. self-acceptance. I write this now, with a sheet mask… Continue reading 8 Ways that Having Acne can Control your Life (a.k.a living with face gremlins)

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Mental Health and Wellness

Why getting let go is the best thing that could have happened to me (a.k.a getting real, folks)

Time and again I have considered sitting down and writing this out--not only to finally put people in the know, but for myself, and my sanity. But each and every time, I stopped myself for one reason or another. Either I was feeling too emotional or confused, or I just couldn't find the words. To… Continue reading Why getting let go is the best thing that could have happened to me (a.k.a getting real, folks)

Mental Health and Wellness

7 Signs your Work Environment might be Toxic (and why you need to get out)

Many of us haveĀ been there, at one point or another. There was that terrible summer job that left you too exhausted to do anything for yourself during your down time. Or that part-time position you took as a cashier during your post-secondary years, which earned you just enough not to get evicted from your apartment… Continue reading 7 Signs your Work Environment might be Toxic (and why you need to get out)