Have you ever wondered if you make a difference?

Let me tell you, you do! While my family will be the first to tell you how ‘strong’ I am, they’re also the most biased people in the world. They did, however, change my perspective on things this week and are the inspiration for this post. They are forever my strength and the reason I … Continued

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Ashley Martin is a social justice and mental health advocate living with MS. Ashley has found an outlet to help others and by writing about her experiences both here and for the MS Society of Canada. Follower her journey on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog, and follow Ashley on Twitter.


Happy Anniversary: My First Year with MS!

Its official! It’s been a whole year since my first flare up. I admit, there are probably a thousand other things I could and should be celebrating but today, I pay tribute to my MS. What a strange concept, to celebrate a disease; especially one that has impacted my life, my relationships and my outlook … Continued

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Ashley Martin is a social justice and mental health advocate living with MS. Ashley has found an outlet to help others and by writing about her experiences both here and for the MS Society of Canada. Follower her journey on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog, and follow Ashley on Twitter.


Oops! I did it again!

I am the Queen of being hard on myself; I’ll be the first to admit it, and I’m sure we’re all guilty of this at one point or another. In a previous post I discussed my struggles with staying positive and adjusting destructive thought-patterns. Well, recently I had a ‘relapse’ with my negative thinking and … Continued

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Ashley Martin is a social justice and mental health advocate living with MS. Ashley has found an outlet to help others and by writing about her experiences both here and for the MS Society of Canada. Follower her journey on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog, and follow Ashley on Twitter.


I’m walkin’ on Springtime!

If you’re reading this from anywhere in Canada (especially eastern Canada), I think you’ll agree that we’re due for a warmer season; this winter has been tough! In true Canadian fashion, this time of year brings on a very temperamental Mother Nature; just this week she gave us warmer temperatures mixed with blizzards! As you … Continued

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Ashley Martin is a social justice and mental health advocate living with MS. Ashley has found an outlet to help others and by writing about her experiences both here and for the MS Society of Canada. Follower her journey on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog, and follow Ashley on Twitter.


To share or not to share?

Have you ever had the feeling that you’re sharing too much? I have, and lately I’ve been focusing on the idea of balance and boundaries; on what I should share and on what I should keep private. I thought I had it figured out, but this year has brought with it a big change. Before … Continued

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Ashley Martin is a social justice and mental health advocate living with MS. Ashley has found an outlet to help others and by writing about her experiences both here and for the MS Society of Canada. Follower her journey on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog, and follow Ashley on Twitter.


Negativity: Caught in the Act!

Healthy Minds Community! I hope this post finds you all very well. Thank you so much to all of you who checked out my intro post;I’m feeling very inspired, an amazing thing happened and I’m quite excited to share it with you. I am a very organized person; actually that’s putting it lightly, I’m a … Continued

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Ashley Martin is a social justice and mental health advocate living with MS. Ashley has found an outlet to help others and by writing about her experiences both here and for the MS Society of Canada. Follower her journey on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog, and follow Ashley on Twitter.


Introducing Ashley Martin: Multiple Sclerosis and Mental Health

Hello Healthy Minds Community! I’m Ashley, a 30 year old, MS-fighting, flower loving, social justice advocate with a passion for tea, books and people.  I live in Port Credit, Ontario; a small suburb of Mississauga that flirts with Lake Ontario and provides many picturesque and inspirational backdrops; it’s truly a blog-writers dream! Thank you for … Continued

About

Ashley Martin is a social justice and mental health advocate living with MS. Ashley has found an outlet to help others and by writing about her experiences both here and for the MS Society of Canada. Follower her journey on HMC's Supportive Minds Blog, and follow Ashley on Twitter.