It's Time to #endthestigma with Mental Health

When I'm feeling comfortable in my own skin, this is me.  Big smiles and laughing til my stomach hurts.  When i’m struggling though, I find myself curling into my little turtle shell.  Even seemingly simple interactions with others turn into a challenge.  Some days it can be a struggle to get out of bed.  Some days it can be a struggle to leave the house.  That's 100% okay.

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The Living Room Series First Event of 2018!

Well, even though last week wore me down, it was also extremely rewarding.  The Living Room Series had its first mini series event in Vancouver for 2018.  What is the Living Room Series you ask?  It's inspired by 18th century French salons where a cross-section of society would gather to discuss ideas and share their passion for music and arts.  Through our events, we aim to gather people with different lives, backgrounds and stories to expand everyone's perspective and build a community through music, art, and words.  In the peak of the digital age, it's so easy to get got up in the online world.  We aim to bring back the days where substantive ideas are discussed in person and where music and art are expressed in its purest form without the cacophony of background noise.

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UBC Student Leadership Conference: Making History

Back in January of 2016, I had the privilege of being one of the Featured Presenters at the UBC Student Leadership Conference: my first real attempt at a longer presentation in front of a large crowd.

I’ve always been very open about my story and eager to share my pearls of wisdom with the community, but this was an experience like no other.

As 2017 winds down and we look ahead to 2018, I thought it would be fitting to share the 5 key takeaways.

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