What An “Evil Queen” Taught Me About Living With BPD

Written by Kendall Claire           Trigger warning for brief references to self-harm and trauma It’s not uncommon for people to feel connected to fictional characters they see aspects of themselves in. It’s also not uncommon to recognise traits we’d like to embody in the characters we love. Whether art imitates life, or life imitates art, it is always possible for us to learn from characters and experience personal growth as a result.  The character who has {Read More}

Dark Drowning: A Story of Depression

Written by Lola White When the opportunity came up to write a blog post for BKO I jumped at the opportunity. I had a clear vision in my head of what I wanted to tell people, and what experiences I had and wanted to share. However, when it came to putting words to paper I hit a brick wall. It’s a daunting concept, to expose yourself; putting parts of yourself you are not comfortable with out there for the world {Read More}

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right!

Written by Jenn Sadai I’m embarrassed to admit the horrific level of bullying that is happening in my own backyard. I’m from a relatively small city in Canada that only makes the national news when we do something awful. Our most recent shame was a viral video of teenagers verbally and physically abusing a nineteen year old woman with special needs. If you’re not aware of the video evidence of this particular bullying incident, it went viral due to the {Read More}

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