How To Get Along With Your Isolation Partner—and Yourself

Depression and Clinical Depression

Let’s set the scene. I live in a cozy East Vancouver house with four other roommates. That’s five bedrooms, one bathroom, one kitchen. That may sound like a nightmare to some, but it has usually worked out just fine. Most of my roommates travel often for work, and when they’re back home, they’re either out … Read more

Dealing with Depression, Anxiety, and Loneliness During COVID-19


If the past is any indication, there is a strong connection between a pandemic and a decline in mental health. The Russian (1889 to 1890) and Spanish (1918 to 1920) influenzas have both been associated with dips in mental health that lasted years after the pandemics were over. According to Morneau Shepell (Canadian HR specialists), … Read more