Posts tagged mental health
My Struggle With Anxiety

Mental health was never a topic of conversation. I didn’t understand it and couldn’t relate to it. High school did not prepare me for what I would encounter. 

My roommate in first year college experienced anxiety, and I didn’t get it. She would get upset and tell me she couldn’t write her paper or go to the gym. I was so confused. I didn’t get it until I started to feel it. 

I didn’t realize that everything that was happening, happened on the inside. 

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Let’s Talk About Stress

Lots of things can make us feel stressed. For most of us, it’s not just one thing - one thing we can cope with...it’s all the things at once that makes us feel overwhelmed and out of control. Long-term health conditions, debt, social media and email, and housing can all contribute to stress. The pressure to succeed and comparing ourselves to others are both particularly pernicious for us millennials.

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What I Wish You Knew About Anxiety

Anxiety affects a lot of us but it isn’t a “one size fits all" illness. It presents itself in wildly different manners for men and women across the globe. Sometimes, anxiety is pacing back and forth, fast breathing, and sweaty palms. Sometimes, anxiety is sitting silently in a chair with tears streaming down your face. Sometimes, anxiety is easy to recognize, and sometimes, you would never know about the inner struggle. 

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Chloe Wilde: Time is Precious. It is also Finite

Time is precious. It is also finite.

As someone who moved out at quite a young age from a small town to the big city for school, and then picked up and moved to a different province a few years later when a work opportunity arose (hello MuchMusic VJ Search!), I’ll be honest in saying I wish I carved out more time for family.

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