Mental Health Awareness and East Asian Communities

Mental Health Awareness Day was earlier this week, and while mental health awareness is gaining ground in many societies, there are others which are still very behind.  This is definitely an issue in many more “traditional” cultures, including various East… Continue Reading

Conflicts Between Ancestral Culture and Being ‘First Generation Canadian’

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My parents are immigrants.  They came to Canada when they were in their 20s and had me a few years later.  Compared to many immigrant parents, mine are probably considered extremely integrated.  But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t ANY… Continue Reading

Hey ‘Diversity Activists,’ Stop Shaming Those Who Integrate!

And I mean it!  These activists come in all shapes and colours, but all seem to have one goal – keep people SEPARATE!  As I said in my Canada Day post, we live in a country which prides itself on… Continue Reading