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The WELL Event

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The WELL Event

The Well Event was run on November 18, 2018 organized by P.S. Media House at the Oakville Conference Centre an annual event in support of local services which provide aide to female and female identifying individuals within the Halton region. This time last year a friend had invited me to this event, I declined as anxiety had me in a suffocating choke hold for months and I couldn't possibly handle such a large crowd. With inspiring guest speakers such as Jeanne Beker, Catie Fenn & Talli Osbourne, workshops & the addition of a holiday market SuburbZen was excited to be...

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Expedition 18: Gratitude Compassion, Kindness & Friendship

Expedition 18: Gratitude Compassion, Kindness & Friendship

There is no way for me to express the torment I feel inside. I try to explain my anguish over and over only to be met with more questions. These questions from complete strangers confuse me, trigger my deepest emotions, leave me vulnerable, uncomfortable and exposed. This is nothing new since this has been my reality for almost two years. I feel like few people understand. Others are busy hiding from their own struggles. While many simply don't care! Those who are aware of the social justice issues surrounding mental health treatment, fewer than I can count on one hand have...

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Expedition 17-Free Spirits

Expedition 17-Free Spirits

Last year on May 19, 2017 my husband whisked me away to a cabin in the woods. Although, our 19th wedding anniversary was on May 30th we needed the time away as soon as possible. Life at that time was spiraling out of control for me. All the things I thought I was handling I realized I was simply avoiding. It was that weekend that I truly began to realize I no longer needed to hide my pain. Knowing that no matter how bad it got he would be there to support me. That weekend I took off the mask,...

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Expedition 16-Beyond The Beads

Expedition 16-Beyond The Beads

Intuition is a beautiful thing and for one to understand the magnitude one must be willing to go through hell to find the beauty within that pulls at us when we need answers the most. I started making mala’s & bracelets to calm my anxiety & avoid the grips of depression after taking a leave from my corporate job last June. I recall thinking then that this leave would only be a few weeks. But as the months went on, I learned that the distrust in humanity & my fears post-accident were far more serious than what I’d originally thought....

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Expedition 15: Memories-Christmas Eve

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Expedition 15: Memories-Christmas Eve

The seasons change year after year, we evolve as people, our families grow and shrink but one thing always remains MEMORIES. Many of them lessons learned throughout the year others ones we fondly recall which remind us of simpler times. It has been a fair amount of time since I felt the presence of my Grandmother around me I used to feel her often. For some reason today she came to me but not before dropping a bunch of hints. There was the dime I found seconds after clearing my kitchen table yesterday, the photographs my Aunt posted on Facebook...

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