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Perspectives: Faith & Mental Illness, A Journey of Authenticity, Kindness, and Honesty

Perspectives: Faith & Mental Illness, A Journey of Authenticity, Kindness, and Honesty

Perspectives Faith & Mental Illness : A Journey of Authenticity, Kindness, and Honesty  article written by Nya Abernathy   It was my final year of university. I woke up and went to bed each day engulfed in fear. Fear that I was destined for doom.…

Eating Well is Self-Care

Eating Well is Self-Care

Eating Well is Self-Care I had a great time at the Food, Mood and Brain Health event on Thursday, June 20th.  Sunnybrook Hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC- Psychiatry) hosted the event to raise awareness of its role in promoting a culture of patient…

Art Inspo: Today is my Mental Health Day

Art Inspo: Today is my Mental Health Day

Art Inspo: Today is my Mental Health Day The story behind the art. Taking time to ourselves is important here at CB. We value our need to reset and gather ourselves. Sometimes you will notice that we have our Out of Office emails set up…

Perspectives: Capturing engaging and evocative imagery that inspires people to appreciate the  POWER OF PERSPECTIVE!

Perspectives: Capturing engaging and evocative imagery that inspires people to appreciate the POWER OF PERSPECTIVE!

Perspectives Capturing engaging and evocative imagery that inspires people to appreciate the POWER OF PERSPECTIVE!  article written by Lindsi Hollend   We all have stories that define us – they can carry us through storms, or pull us down to the depths. I am going…

A Salute to Father Figures

A Salute to Father Figures

A salute to father figures Morris from America (Hartigan, 2016) stars Craig Robbinson and Markees Christmas The title of Father can be a proud crown to wear but one that can weigh heavy on a person’s head. These father figures are just humans trying to…

Food, Mood and Brain Health Event Highlight

Food, Mood and Brain Health Event Highlight

Food, Mood and Brain Health Event Highlight Trigger warning: The type of foods are not mentioned. Your gut health is connected to your mental health (to the tune of Dry Bones/Dem Bones) When David and I went to a Dinner with the Doctor event last…

Art Inspo: Making Things Happen

Art Inspo: Making Things Happen

Art Inspo: Making Things Happen The story behind the art. “Making Things Happen” Greeting Card Being active and being in ‘action’ is never easy. I remember when I was feeling my deepest depressive moments, I only had the energy to do three things in a…

Films and Shows about LGBTrights

Films and Shows about LGBTrights

Films and Shows about LGBT+ rights May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia To celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, here are a few films and shows that recognize the hardships and challenges that a community, including allies, struggles to…

How To Share Your Story

How To Share Your Story

How To Share Your Story Sharing a part of yourself can be scary. It’s a very vulnerable act which can bring a lot of fear and anxiety. I know this because I feel that way, and I know I’m not the only person to feel…

Celebrating Mother-Figures

Celebrating Mother-Figures

Celebrating Mother Figures We use our love for film and tv to celebrate mother’s Day.   Our mothers, grandmothers and all around mother-figures can be our guides, best friends or our first frenemy. Whichever relationship you have, honour their memory with these Mother’s Day theme…