November 28, 2017

There are some questions I’ve lived with for as long as I can remember. Why am I here? What’s my purpose? For a long time, I searched and searched for signs. I felt disconnected from the world. I was on a frantic, worried search, and felt that surely, there would be a...

November 13, 2017

Dark mornings getting you down? Feeling like you can’t drag yourself out of bed these days? Well, let me tell you about a scientifically valid* practice that you can do to cure yourself. It’s called the 5-Minute Dance Party. Simply select the most ass-wiggling song you...

November 11, 2017

I started practicing meditation a few years ago, to help me deal with anxiety and depression. I used to wake up in the night in a panic, and lie in bed for hours, worrying. I'd spend my days imagining terrible outcomes to situations. I would have panic attacks. I lived...

November 1, 2017

How do we grow and thrive in recovery from alcoholism and addiction?

Recovery is an ongoing process; it's something we need to work for. Many models of recovery focus only on specific elements of our being: like therapy, exercise, 12-step work. These pieces are importan...

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Melissa Armstrong
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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