eating disorders week

i have an amazing talent for missing national eating disorders week in canada, which was february 1-7.  and i was even reminded by a number of people!  fortunately, clinically clueless, who has been posting about national eating disorders week in the US, has also sent me a reminder – so i’m getting in here under… Continue reading eating disorders week

no-bully pink on a wordless wednesday

(update: the mosaic has, unfortunately, disappeared – but maybe you’ll find time to click on the individual pictures, below) a plethora of pink today, to celebrate anti-bullying day. to find the photographers of the images, click on the links: 1. pink club door, 2. something pink this way comes, 3. soudeh is well now!, 4.… Continue reading no-bully pink on a wordless wednesday

MentalHealthCamp – a whole conference about mental health and blogging

coping digitally, a session at the 2009 northern voice blogging conference that talked about the intersection of blogging and mental health and how social media can help derease the stigma of mental health was a real success.  raul did a live blog of the session. thanks, raul! the overwhelming feedback, during and after the session,… Continue reading MentalHealthCamp – a whole conference about mental health and blogging

mental health and blogging: a summary of questions

this is a summary of the discussion we had on monday about mental health and blogging. thanks for all the great comments! i will use this as my guideline (guidepost?) for my participation at coping digitally, a panel discussion about mental illness and social media that i’ll be part of at the northern voice blogging… Continue reading mental health and blogging: a summary of questions

vancouver’s shootings and restorative justice

on tuesday, there was a shooting in my neighbourhood, on vancouver’s fraser street. pretty scary – it was less than three blocks from my grandson’s daycare. there has been a rash of gang activity and violence in vancouver in the last few weeks. like anyone else, i’m asking myself, what’s going on? what happened to… Continue reading vancouver’s shootings and restorative justice

panel discussion on mental health and blogging

yesterday i told you about coping digitally, a panel discussion about mental illness and social media that i’ll be part of at this year’s northern voice blogging conference here in vancouver this coming friday and saturday (february 20 and 21, 2009). it was airdrie’s idea to begin with; the other person who will participate is… Continue reading panel discussion on mental health and blogging

february buddhist carnival – on mental health (part 2)

this is part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. part 1 is here. the wild mind and the wise body i like this article by the wild moods that takes the actual here-and-now feelings and sensations of mental illness and uses them to get in touch with mental health … take a second to think… Continue reading february buddhist carnival – on mental health (part 2)