The importance of breathing. — My Mental Health

Breathing is important, we all know that, you have to breathe to survive. It goes deeper than that though, everyone breathes but focusing on your breathing can do so much for you. I’ve done a couple of yoga sessions and already I can see the effect that focusing on breathing has on me. Today it […]

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SIX MONTH CLEAN! — Krystal Gets Clean

I can’t believe I haven’t updated my blog in six weeks! Life around the holidays can be pretty crazy, especially in recovery. People don’t normally notice how often family gatherings are revolved around alcohol – it can be overwhelming. I also turned 25 last month so that was a pretty big deal too! I have been […]

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Mental Health Week – Jan 24th – 28th — Ag Women’s Network

Mental Health is perhaps one of the most misunderstood streams of healthcare. For years it was brushed aside as a non-issue. Over the last half of the 20th and into the 21st century, healthcare providers and mental health advocates have brought the overall dangers of mental illness and the positive impact of maintaining mental wellness. […]

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Clint Malarchuk hopes to reduce the stigma of mental illness — Regina Leader-Post

YORKTON — Former NHL goaltender Clint Malarchuk has made his biggest saves off the ice. “I’ve had people tell me, ‘You saved my life,’ ” said Malarchuk, a mental-health advocate and suicide-attempt survivor who spoke at the Yorkton Terriers’ annual sports dinner on Saturday. In addition to telling his story to audiences, the 55-year-old Grande Prairie, Alta., […]

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Read This If You Never Thought You’d Have Anxiety (And Now You Have It) — Thought Catalog

Remember that you’re still you, and that while you are fighting this, you’re getting stronger every day. Each little tiny thing that you do says so much more than you realize – getting out of bed is brave, going to work is brave, asking for help is brave, taking a step back when you need to is brave. Existing, in spite of your anxiety, is brave.

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Differently Abled in an Abled World — livingoily4life

Cassie’s Corner: Conquering Adversity Discrimination begins when we underestimate someone’s capabilities. Stereotypes are generalizations based on ignorance. Because there is a vast spectrum of what is considered a “disability”, a majority of the population remain ignorant to the diversity of the term “disabled”. They assume all disabilities are “global”; meaning extreme impairment in all areas, […]

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