Alone in the world

On Loneliness and Getting Through

Loneliness is being surrounded by people but feeling entirely and utterly alone. It’s the feeling that no matter what you do, nobody will truly understand you or know you. Loneliness …

Anxiety, stress, and mental illness

Flake: the agony of being a flake

It’s true. I’m an one of the dreaded category of people who flake out on appointments and commitments. I say this not as a form of penance, but to own …

Fear: Expectation vs Reality

When struggling with anxiety fear is all too often an ever present factor in life. All too often, this fear is more an expectation instead of having any basis in reality.

Kindness always wins

I was meeting a friend this morning at a local coffee shop and admittedly, I wasn’t in the best of moods. It was a rainy day (these days always get …

Welcome to my new website

I’ve been meaning to launch a new website to engage on issues I care about. I’m using this to reflect on my time as a school trustee and give general …