Want a $20 gift card for Tim Hortons, and UOIT Ridgeback swag? Here’s how to enter: 1. Read the Student Mental Health Services Blog (https://uoitmentalhealth.wordpress.com/) 2. Leave a comment on a BLOG POST stating something that you learned from the SMHS Blog. Include a way that we can contact you in the comment. 3. Be… Continue reading BLOG CONTEST!
Happy New Year! A lot has been on my mind since my last post (a while ago) and I want to take some time today to share with you all. Perhaps you’ve heard of something called, “Spoon Theory”? Its origin can be traced back to Christine Miserandino (The Spoon Theory), a woman living with lupus, who takes… Continue reading Spoon Theory & Autism
**PLEASE NOTE: This post was written anonymously by a student** There are events in a person’s life that result in a turning point of sorts, that changes the path that their life may have taken if certain events hadn’t happened. For some, it’s hard to pinpoint when these events happened. For others, they become nightmares… Continue reading As a Survivor of Abuse, I’m Going to Love Differently.
Please be respectful and refrain from judgement if you continue to read this post. Some people think that depression and anxiety only affect one’s emotions, but this is not true. It is an illness that causes a lot more problems than just “being sad”. Besides the crippling pain and the inability to function at times,… Continue reading Depression, Anxiety and Sex
My last post over a month ago was about my ‘goals’ for the New Year. I have been happily been chipping away on them. #8 on my list was “push your limits.” If anyone knows me, I’m very indecisive when faced with major spur of the moment decisions. I just get super anxious about it… Continue reading “Hello, my name is Rebecca and I’m an Introvert”
Please be patient with me As I have yet to show you a side of me Which I try to hide away from you, My friends, my family, and my peers A side of me that’s alone in the shower Curled up in a ball struggling to breathe Dry heaving and hyperventilating In the midst… Continue reading Please Be Patient With Me…
Bell’s Lets Talk day is considered an amazing idea and it truly is but my problem is the way people execute the idea. People go on Twitter or other social media accounts to try and “promote” the awareness of mental illness but why does this only happen one day a year? First of all, it… Continue reading The Problem with #BellLetsTalk