mental health

Holly Jolly? 3 ways to help you survive the holidays!

Christmas is a pretty loaded season; whether good or bad we seem to carry a lot of baggage around this Festive time of year. It can feel like we are weighed down by loads of expectation and anxiety and fun and fear and giving and competing.  I know this year is an especially daunting one […]

Desperately Seeking Motivation

Now with the inspiration of the summer dwindling and everyone returned to their regularly scheduled programming, how can you find the time and motivation to return to your own daily practices? Some people may think that because I teach, I am getting my practice checked off my list for that day, but talking, teaching and watching students […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

I’ve hemmed and hawed about posting this publicly but realized I can’t exactly advocate for people with mental health and/or addiction issues without owning my own story fully, especially on world suicide prevention day… So here goes;   Two years and 15days ago I tried to clear the earth of my existence.   As the […]

Come As You Are – Pride

Every time you are brave enough to be who you truly are you pave the way for someone else to do the same    Vancouver’s worldwide reputation for diversity and inclusion becomes especially visible during the enormous Pride celebrations happening this weekend!    Pride is unique because it is a time to celebrate love and acceptance; […]

Raising Funds for Mental Health – NamaSlay Metal Yoga

Brene Brown said it best “Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome.” When this article went live I had no idea what to expect or that so many news avenues from print, online and radio would pick it […]