I didn’t always talk about my teen’s struggle with depression. For a long time, I thought, “it isn’t my story to tell.” And then I wrote this article for The Globe and Mail. I wrote it because things are getting worse for our kids. And because I believe parents in
If you live with a teenager who lives with depression, you probably already know that Mother’s Day might suck. Or, it might be great. Your heart, broken and deprived, might get the lift it needs to get on with it for another day, another week, another month. It’s hard to
If I’ve learned anything over the past few years it’s that there is no one way to fix depression. Positive psychology did it for Shawn Achor. I met Shawn Achor, the author of The Happiness Advantage and founder of GoodThink Inc. at The Globe and Mail’s Executive Performance Summit in
When things were really down and out for me on this road of parenting depression, I started to listen to podcasts. They helped.