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24 hours for bipolar

A huge THANK YOU to Mari Sakamoto for painting the image for the logo shown above, and to Jim Kwan at Defending Awesome for the text! AMOUNT RAISED (as of Aug 1, 2020): $100 TO DONATE: 1. PREFERRED – via PayPal or etransfer to

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Mental health and overall health during COVID-19

What are you proactively doing for both your mental health and your overall health right now? One of my Facebook friends termed COVID-19 a “mental health crisis”. I agree. There is a TON of fear, anxiety and depression being expressed

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Posted in Depression, Manic episode, Mindset, Personal, Support, Tools, Vulnerability

My 5th manic episode?

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“24hrs of Tunnel” announcement

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6 Peaks Lake Louise – event recap

Media coverage Radio interview with Rob Murray from MountainFM in Canmore (2min40sec) Radio interview with Ryan Jespersen from 630AM CHED in Edmonton (listen from 4:03 to 13:33) Thank you Tyler Williams – Tyler has participated in each bipolar disorder and

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You Are Not Alone – event recap

Media coverage Radio interview with Rob Murray at MountainFM (2min 43sec) Newspaper article written by Marie Conboy in Banff’s Crag and Canyon Thank you Andrea Butler – for so many things! She was there with me the entire day. We

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Embrace Your Passion – mental health awareness event

This event is open to all and no charge What are you passionate about? Some people with mental illnesses forget this question. They can go for periods of time without engaging in their passion(s). Once they remember and start to

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Posted in Depression, Events, Support

Christmas mood vampires

Christmas can be a VERY difficult time for many people. Especially for those of us with a diagnosed mental illness. These 5 “mood vampires” are directly from an excellent blog post written by Graeme Cowan in Australia. The mood vampires

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Posted in Depression, Tools, Video

My top ten 2018 highlights and two lowlights

Aunt Liz & Uncle Ken’s 60th wedding anniversary In February my Aunt Liz and Uncle Ken celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in Calgary. 60 years! Liz is my Mom’s sister. I was nervous about attending as I hadn’t seen some

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Posted in Personal, Vulnerability

Days 21-30 Recap for GoTY2 (Gratitude on Tunnel Year 2)

These posts were posted daily on the Scott Inside Out Facebook page. Day 30 of 30 GoTY2 (Gratitude on Tunnel Year 2) What are you grateful for? I am grateful to have completed hiking up Tunnel for 30 consecutive days! The

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