Mental Health

recipe for happiness icing

Recipe for happiness

If you know me at all, you probably also know my favourite food in the whole wide world is cake. You see, cake is my favourite and my best. I would eat cake every. damn. day, if could. And if I didn’t know firsthand that doing so would result in a very large waistline. But […] Read more…

how to beat seasonal affective disorder

Welcome to the Suburban Escapist

Hello, my name is Dana and I am a Depressionista. I have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which means my depression is tied to the weather; my mood plummets every fall and stays low until spring. I’m also a mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, writer and shopaholic. On a perfect day, I have a perfect life and […] Read more…