Recently, I came across an article on Community Care UK about mental health stigma. On a more closer reading of this article, I realized it discussed the rampant stigma and discrimination of the National Health Service, the national health care provider which is funded by the government. This is appalling that citizens who suffer from … More Teaching the Professionals: Stigma to Compassion
When I was younger, my family used to travel frequently from Seattle to Portland to visit family. On the drive down there, we would always make a pit stop at Burgerville in Centralia, WA! It was always tempting for us to eat fast food on the road because it’s quick and easy. That way we … More Summer Vacation: Vegan Fast Food and a Terrible Myth
This last weekend, I gladly participated in the celebration of Canada’s equality for everyone, regardless of sexuality or gender identity. Most people don’t know this about myself, but I identify as pansexual (gender-blind: sex and gender is insignificant for attraction or love) and genderfluid (ability to fluctuate among genders). When I experienced my spiritual awakening, … More Love is Love: Vancouver Pride
I came across this brief, but detailed quiz that one could take to test the openness of their chakras! This quiz intrigued me since I think that others can benefit from it. This is because I believe that having open chakras is an important part of living a more compassionate life. Opening a closed chakra … More Are Your Chakras Open?