Have a good night sleep

Having a good night sleep is much more important than one thinks. Having a disturbed sleep has consequences on physical, mental and cognitive health. What is the consequences of not having a good night sleep? Chronic insomnia is potentially a disease that puts you at greater risk of developing physical, mental and cognitive illnesses. The... Continue Reading →

Book Lover Day

June 9th is book lover day. Many of us enjoy reading, we enjoy books. I'm a major book lover. I have numerous bookshelves filled with books of all types. I have a preference for physical books over online, although I have used both. I definitely feel wistful when walking into used or/and old bookstores. It's... Continue Reading →

Thankful for my struggles

I am thankful for my struggles with physical and mental health. Without them I wouldn't have found my voice or known how strong I could be. Remember that no matter what your struggle is, it is valid. Whether you are dealing with trauma, physical or mental illness or anything else, your struggle is valid. Whether... Continue Reading →

Letting go

Learning to letting go is key. Most people would agree that life is hectic. The older we get the less patience we have for bad relationships. We just want to be surrounded by people who are good for us. It's time to review our relationship and make sure we aren't surrounded by toxic individuals. I... Continue Reading →

Sharing your story

Sharing your story with someone is a sign of strength. Everyone needs their thoughts, feelings, and opinions to be heard and validated, but it can be difficult to share. As the listener, it is human nature to want to jump in and help fix things, but it may not be a solution that your friend... Continue Reading →

What is a good parent?

What is a good parent? How do we know if we are one? That is questions I've asked myself multiple time as my child grew up. To be a good parent is not to be perfect or irreproachable. Being good parents doesn't mean looking like the perfect postcard. It's not to be a bottomless bank.... Continue Reading →

What’s wrong with you exactly?

I visited family this weekend and got asked the following question: "What's wrong with you exactly?" It can be very difficult to explain what you are going through when you are put on the spot and you know very well that you don't look sick. Trying to explain that although you don't see it, I'm... Continue Reading →

Women’s rights aren’t secondary

Women's rights aren't secondary. They are human rights. Women’s rights and needs cannot be an afterthought the instant there is an emergency. They have as much rights as men to food, shelter and safety. A lot of very chauvinistic individuals out there that we are not allowed to criticize. Walking on eggshells ain't gonna change... Continue Reading →

Global Day of Parents

June 1st is Global Day for Parents. In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly declared the first ever Global Day of Parents. This day exist in honour of all parental units. There are so many different and beautiful families all around the world. I'm a parent and a step-parent of three teenagers. I can tell... Continue Reading →

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