Anthony Bourdain’s Death: The Ongoing Fight Against Suicide and Depression (sometimes it’s not about the stigma)

Tea? Or Coffee? That was this morning’s dilemma after my routine 6 am workout at the gym. I pulled into the local Starbucks on Queen’s street in Port Moody and must have spent nearly 5 minutes out of my morning wrestling in my mind what beverage I wanted to start my work day with. Did I want something lighter and refreshing, like a green tea that’s chock full of antioxidants? Or did I want something with more body and boldness like a good old fashioned cup of Joe?

Tea? Or Coffee?

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Angry and Asian: Breaking Mental Health Barriers for Men.

One of my goals is to reach out and connect with men particularly in ethnic communities. I’d like to break the stereotypes and barriers that ethnic men don’t talk about mental health. Needless to say, I’m proud to share that I am an Asian male openly talking about my struggles with depression, anger and anxiety. Continue reading Angry and Asian: Breaking Mental Health Barriers for Men.