It was 1988 when my mom wrote the first in a series of letters to our Prime Minister at the time, Brian Mulroney, regarding being able to end her terminal illness in a manner in which she had some control. It was in 1989 that she contacted the Right to Die organization based … Continue reading Should the Right to Die Include Mental Health?
Sometimes life throws so much at us at once, we can no longer stand up without the assistance of others. We have to drop our guard, allow ourselves to be vulnerable and reach out for help regardless of our pride or shame. I had made it my whole life keeping both a roof over my … Continue reading Swallow My Pride
They say that without darkness there is no light, yet I see not even a glimmer of light right now, like it has dissipated into tiny particles and scattered into obscurity, leaving me surrounded in a blanket of gloom. I feel like I have been dropped off in to the depths of the … Continue reading Lost In the Darkness of the Jungle
Happy Monday everyone. I have a new blog post up at MindBodyThoughts if anyone is interested. The link can be found below. Have a safe week. Jody http://mindbodythoughts.blogspot.ca/
I leave my social media private messaging open for anyone who may need a friendly ear or some advice and have received countless kind emails and messages from people of all ages, in all types of situations. It is humbling that random strangers can muster enough trust in me, also a random stranger, to … Continue reading I Speak Because I Can
Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. I had an article published at Consumers Health Digest and have included the link should you want to read it. https://www.consumerhealthdigest.com/real-stories/the-stigma-of-mental-health.html. I also did an interview which was turned into a short audio story on Soundcloud. The link is here... https://soundcloud.com/stream I will be back with … Continue reading Just an update
I have travelled the world from coast to coast, over and over since the beginning of time. I have seen the blessings and the sufferings of all of mankind. I have seen the souls of men, women and children through war, disease and famine. I have no sense of discrimination or bias. I do … Continue reading A Compelling Letter from Death