The receptionist thought it would be a good idea to schedule my physical at the same time as my three daughters’.
Since you all have to come in anyway . . . she’d said.
In theory, yes.
In reality? Imagine keeping three ping-pong balls from smashing into each other or the four very close walls of the examination room and you are nearly there. Add a reflex hammer to the equation and you’ve just about got it. Continue reading
March 28th, that is! That’s the big day, the day of the 2012 WEGO Health Activist Awards Ceremony, a virtual event that is taking place on facebook to announce the winners of the 2012 WEGO Health Activist Awards. In case you missed it, Canvas is a finalist in the category of Best Ensemble Cast, and we’re all so excited! WEGO Health released a schedule of events just a few days ago: Continue reading
Hi there! Well, gosh, what on earth can I say to all of you? First things first, for those who don’t know me, my name is Ruby, and I’m the admin of A Canvas Of The Minds. Before I get into the finer points of the setup here, though, I’d like to offer a proper greeting. I guess as each of you fall into one of three distinct groups, with a little overlap (you’ll see what I mean in a sec), I need to say three distinct things. Continue reading
Here we are, still within the first month of 2013. A few days into it, but it is never too late to get something like this rolling.
Last year’s badge
Something like what? Why, it’s time to unveil the Blog for Mental Health 2013 Badge! Lulu started this amazing campaign last year, and it caught on like wildfire with mental health bloggers everywhere. They proudly took the pledge, spread the word to other bloggers, and displayed the badge prominently on their blogs. You’ve seen it in our sidebar, I’ve seen it on nearly every mental health site I visit. It has truly been an unprecedented show of solidarity. Continue reading
At what point do you say to yourself, “I need help”? And how many times do you say it before you actually reach out? Do you wait to hang by a single thread? Or do you wait for that last thread to start tearing before someone else tells you to grab on for dear life because you’ll end up at the bottom, dead?
Well, we’ll all end up as putrid corpses. One day the braided threads of our lives, as we know them now, will unravel. But you get my drift. Continue reading
I really debated about this post for a while. Not the writing of it, I have come to a place in my life where that was just a given. But I wasn’t sure if I should post it here or to my personal blog, because, while I do post pieces of myself on here, I try very much to keep things aimed more at an audience, and write pieces that many people can relate to.
Two things tipped the balance in favor of Canvas. One, my blog is not strictly a mental health blog, and this is really more a mental health issue. Continue reading