5th Annual Body Image Day

We are pleased to announce that the 5th Annual Body Image Day workshop will take place on Saturday, August 11, 2018. It's being held at a park 90 minutes from Ottawa-Center. It's for women-only and there will be a potluck lunch. The cost is $40 and includes an...

Margot Kidder (1948-2018) – My Mental Wellness Hero

I have just learned of the passing of Margot Kidder, a well-known actress and an advocate of alternative approaches to mental health. In 2001, Margot had a profound affect on my life when I learned that she managed her bipolar disorder with supplements and vitamins....

Come join me in seeing “I Feel Pretty”

"After 35 years of body loathing, anxiety and depression, learning to love my body changed everything." ~ Sara Hardy     As a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador and as host of the Body Image Day, I'm excited to see the movie "I Feel Pretty". If you're in the Ottawa...

Married to Mental Illness Tip #3: Live Life!

  Who wants to get old and look back at a life wasted and unlived? However, the effort of persuading, cajoling, bribing, blackmailing or physically pushing your mentally ill spouse out of the front door is not to be underestimated. There is a temptation to leave your...

Celebrating Sara’s ten years of blogging

Ten years ago today, Sara joined an online weight loss program to lose weight. Little did we know that her personal blog on the forum would lead to our book Bittersweet: Married to Mental Illness. Here’s what she wrote today on her private blog: Today is my 10-year...

What a difference a year makes!

Fearful Thinking A few weeks ago, Adam and I went on a vacation to relax after a whirlwind year of moving to a new home in the country. As someone who enjoys blogging, I shut down completely due to the stress: I was overwhelmed with my emotions and was challenged with...

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