A Cabo, Mexico experience

For many Canadians, traveling south in the winter is a regular occurance. Many people that I know have been going somewhere warm each and every winter for many years. That’s not me. Not my style. You see, I’m an oddball who happens to like winter. Not driving through dicey roads, but to enjoy the four seasons that we have. I don’t mind shovelling. I prefer hunting when there’s snow on the ground. Fall is my very favourite season and basking in the sun is not my forte, my chosen activity. I’d rather do something than laying on a beach or by a pool.

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Mental Health: A Personal Experience

Every day begins with an action of courage and hope: getting out of bed. Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up. Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. I’m fine. Well, I’m not fine. I’m here. Is there something wrong with that? Absolutely. It’s during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day. Millions of Canadians, including leading personalities, engaged in an open discussion about mental illness, offering new ideas and hope for those who struggle, with numbers growing every year. As a result, institutions and organizations large and small in every region received new funding for access, care and research from Bell Let’s Talk and from governments and corporations that have joined the cause. Bell’s total donation to mental health programs now stands at $100,695,763.75.

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