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29 October, 2016

Find What Works Best For You

2017-01-04T09:57:42+00:00 Categories: Client Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

My problems and lack of understanding regarding mental health continue to this day. And I am certainly not alone with any of these thoughts. When it all started over 12 years ago I was full of denial. The fear of being mocked and ridiculed by family and friends kept me in a state of existing but certainly not living to the fullest extent. Once I understood that my emotions were becoming unmanageable I sought out the help I was sure I needed. Four psychiatrists, countless psychologists and an endless supply of medication kept me just above the surface of a [...]

9 December, 2015

Rollercoaster

2017-01-04T09:57:46+00:00 Categories: Client Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

I was watching a tv show earlier today and I’ve been told by friends who also watch the show, that the main character reminds them of me.  The main character is incredibly dramatic, which I can’t relate to, but she’s also blunt and has a lot of anxiety/depression around things like self-worth, her purpose in life, and fear of failure.  For the most part, I’m energetic and positive.  But when the rollercoaster gets to the peak, it has to come down; my thinking changes from “I can do anything!” to “I’m not going anywhere and am stagnating in life”.  It’s [...]

7 December, 2015

All the Small Things

2017-01-04T09:57:46+00:00 Categories: Client Stories|Tags: , , , , |

My girlfriend lives in the small town of Ridgeway, located in the vicinity of Fort Erie, Ontario. The other night i was telling her a few stories (as I am very fond of doing) because she just can’t seem to hear enough of them. And so it goes. Nineteen years ago my home was Simpson Avenue, off the Lakeshore, in Toronto…A college student on the decline mentally and spiritually. There are so many fond memories of that wonderful time in my life, but in the end it became a genuine bummer. But as I walk the streets of Ridgeway during [...]

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