November 14, 2018


You have just seen your first Christmas decoration,  How do you feel?







It’s happening.

The stores are full of decorations, the invitations are starting to come in and you feel like y...

April 23, 2018

We live in a world of “do more, be better, push harder”. We strive to achieve more with every move. We are hard on ourselves and we have a very negative perception of those who move slow, relax more and indulge in the many luxurie...

January 31, 2018

Today is #BellLetsTalk day. This is one day each year that is devoted to bringing awareness and money to a cause that should be discussed each and every day. I work in a field where I am inundated daily with stories from brave ind...

August 31, 2017

Sometimes no news is bad news. I have to admit that I have been feeling particularly skeptical as of late. I feel like those around me, the world we live in, just cannot catch a break. It is tough to be positive when there is so m...

May 11, 2017

This Sunday is Mother’s Day — a day that for many means a celebration, a time for gifts, brunch, and spending time together. This is what Hallmark tells us to do, right? What if this is NOT your Mother's Day?

**For the purposes of...

February 6, 2017

Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2017 began last week. I have sat down to write something in honour of this week now 3 times.

I think I am finally ready.

Awareness to me means helping  bring attention to a cause, raise money, educate,...

January 24, 2017

It is a feeling we all get.

It's a restlessness.

A pit in your stomach.

A worry.



It keeps you up at night, leaves you feeling unsure, doubting yourself and apologizing over and over again....


I have struggled...

November 19, 2016

On November 22 I will be hosting NIED's 55th symposium in Hamilton, Ontario. I am looking forward to taking the stage with a special guest and drawing some attention to another topic that relates to Mental Health. This symposium w...

October 30, 2016

My job is challenging, but maybe not for the reasons you suspect.

Each and everyday I meet people who welcome me into their lives. Each and everyone that comes into my office becomes part of my life in some way. I spend time, try a...

October 6, 2016

Eating Disorders are psychiatric disorders; they are very challenging to understand, hard to treat, and even harder to recover from. Body Image concerns—or, more specifically, feeling uncomfortable in your skin, wanting to change...

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