Wise Words

Yesterday we sent our respective eldest children off on the trip of a lifetime. One where they’ll learn about their heritage and identity, come face to face with a tragic and unfathomable history, and also celebrate strength and perseverance. It’s hard to be a parent....

An incredibly talented and successful designer who was a household name. A gifted story teller, chef and tv personality. This week the world lost two remarkable human beings who made an indelible mark on the world. Looking from the outside, it was hard to see...

Someone once told me that you really only notice how quickly time passes once you have children. Today, on the day that my first born is graduating high school, I can tell you that no truer words have ever been spoken. Didn’t I just give...

Normally on Wednesdays I see my psychologist. Today I saw my psychiatrist. People often ask me what the difference is or get confused between the two. Here’s the distinction - a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in the prescription and management of medication...

Every time someone emerges from the silence to share their mental illness story, we move one step closer to a world where there is no more stigma. And that’s amazing. But we need to take it a step further. We need to share HOW we manage...

If you asked my friends and family to describe me, the words confident and strong would no doubt be on the list. I’m not afraid to speak my mind and I thrive on taking chances and stepping outside of my comfort zone. But something most...