The entertainment industry can be all flishy lights, glitter, limousines and big homes. It could also be a dark, lonely, depressing spot to be in. The stories of celebrities taking their own lives have been sadly regular in the past few years. It’s sad to think that our larger than life favourites weren’t as happy as we thought.
I am writing this mainly due to my current frustrations I have with my Facebook friends but also because I know that we’re all guilty of doing it. I just want to make sure we’re all on the same page. First, let me go through my own current frustrations.
#Checkupfromtheheadup How about we start with how this idea came about. My father came up with this idea. He dubbed it getting a yearly `checkup from the head up’. The idea is to get a mental health checkup as part of our yearly health checkup. As the world has opened their eyes on how our…
On top of all the regular pains the world has gone through since March when the world went on lockdown, COVID life hasn’t been the easiest. I thought I’d sprinkle this with all good, positive vibes but I couldn’t. I’d be lying.
My plate has been ful. Since March, the stuffing, the roast, the mashed potatoes kept on getting piled on before I was even able to grab a fork. Don’t get me wrong, there was a lot of ice cream and chocolate cake in the mix but the meat never seemed to stop.
The results have been “shocking.” Pregnant women and new moms have been experiencing higher rates of depression and anxiety amid the COVID pandemic, a new study suggests.
Researchers asked 900 women – 530 of whom were expecting and 300 of whom had given birth in the past year – about their depression and anxiety. They found that COVID elevated depression symptoms from 15% to 41%. Moderate to high anxiety symptoms went from 29% to 72%.
Ditch the feline if you’re looking for love In a new study by Colorado State University, women are less likely to swipe right – or say yes – to men if they’re posing with a cat in a picture. In the study, women were shown photos of two men. Both pictures with and without a…
In a public statement on cop interactions with people with mental health crises Tuesday morning, the centre states a new direction is needed in crisis care. This is in order for mental health emergencies to be adequately and safely addressed.
If this wasn’t to help raise mental health awareness and to help get those needing counselling, get it, I would have never thought I’d be shaving my head this year. Very 2020, I guess. When I first signed up to shave my head, piggybacking off the wonderful Shave a Head, Save a head initiative, I
The future is in wonderful, safe hands with these two ladies from Black Lives Matter – London Ontario. Thank you immensely to Ayanna and Ghaida for chatting with me this morning. In this eye-popping conversation
Wrapping up our series on psychedelics and mental health, Shane looks at LSD, man and what a huge pharma company is doing with it. We also hear from Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary on why he’s investing in the future.