Mental health a balancing act

Bell Let’s Talk Day was held recently. That’s where we were asked to join in the conversation about mental health with friends, family, and co-workers, to start breaking down the stigma around mental health issues. I’m all about anti-stigma, but I’d like to address the symptoms and not throw a band-aid on it. It is nearly impossible to have solid …

When did our to-dos take over our lives? I’ll add that question to my list

Some days I feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day or enough days in a week, to get everything done and make everyone happy. Lately, there isn’t even enough room on my note page to itemize all the to-dos on my list. When did we get so busy? Is it the plight of the working mom, trying to …

Find the time to do all the things you want to – and have to – do

Editorial & Opinion, Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Last week, my husband e-mailed me information on a CQI time management/life balance course that I was scheduled to co-teach. He joked and wrote, “YOU’RE going to teach people about life balance?” I know what he’s getting at – I am a very busy person. Here is a snapshot of my world: I …