The best word I can use to describe our dieting and weight loss culture is “obsessive”. And maybe “pervasive”. It seems impossible to escape – unless you cut ties with the majority of your friends, family and coworkers, stay inside all day, and steer clear of the internet or any other form of media. You … Continued
About Jasmin Yee
Jasmin Yee is an Ottawa-based young professional who has dealt with mental illness since the end of high school. Now 24, she has a passion for mental health advocacy and breaking down the barriers that make it so hard to talk publicly about mental illness. She writes about her experiences with depression and anxiety on her blog, as well as her thoughts on how to reduce stigma. Jasmin aims to develop a career in health promotion so that she can connect with at-risk communities and enable them to take care of their mental health.