Gillian Watts

Bio

Gillian is a Canadian wife and writer. She is the founder of Under The Labels, a website about supporting those who suffer with mental illness and educating to end the stigma. She doesn't really have free time but if she did, she'd be watching Netflix and eating Doritos.

6 Questions That Will Help You Make The Best Decision Every Time

By Gillian Watts
Anytime you're facing a major life decision there's bound to be some serious stress. Whether it be a new job, a step in your relationship, or any big move, everyone has their own ways of coping and assessing situations. Truthfully, there's no way to…

If You're Living Life Without Regrets, You're Doing Something Wrong

By Gillian Watts
More often than not, when people are asked about their regrets, they like to say they don't have any. There's something beautiful about being able to claim there's nothing about your life you would change. It makes you seem strong and happy. But…

6 Leading Ladies From The '90s Who Gave Us Our First Taste Of Girl Power

By Gillian Watts
When you grow up female, you learn pretty quickly that respect and your place in society have to be fought for. The '90s was an interesting time to be a kid. We continued to see a pretty significant power shift, in which women were finally getting…

9 Insane Things That Only Seem Rational In Country Songs

By Gillian Watts
Why is that when you set music to words, it changes their impact on those who hear them? Some songs end up allowing us to connect with them in profound ways, and it's beautiful. Other times, we enjoy the song so much that we are somehow unaware of…

5 Grocery Store Hacks That Will Help You Shop Like A Nutritionist

By Gillian Watts
I care a lot about what I put in my body. You need to know that, first and foremost. I want to be healthy and eat foods that are safe for me. I am fully aware that there is a lot of corruption in the food industry. However, spending time looking up…

13 Canceled TV Shows That Are Worthy Of Binge-Watching This Winter

By Gillian Watts
There are so many TV shows out there. But lately -- aside from a few exceptions -- they seem to come and go rather quickly. A lot of the current shows just don't grab your attention like they used to. For this reason, it might be time to discuss…

The 7-Step Guide To Following Through With Your New Year's Resolutions

By Gillian Watts
It's that time of year again. The Facebook statuses that say, "New Year, New Me" will begin pouring in. and we will all roll our eyes. We're reflecting on the past year and looking forward to the next. It has become somewhat of a tradition to make…

Check It Twice: 7 Ways To Avoid Awkward Gift…

By Gillian Watts
The holiday season is filled with love, laughter and shopping. As time goes by, our list gets longer and longer. Gift purchasing becomes a long, expensive endeavour. There are the obvious ones like parents, siblings and significant others. But in…

An Education: Why I'm Thankful My Teacher Bullied Me For A Whole Year

By Gillian Watts
Teachers are a part of many memories we have growing up. They have a lot more influence on us than many of us realize. In fact, aside from family, they're the adults who shape our lives the most. Yet, there seem to be many people in the profession…

Whodunnit? 11 Theories About The 'Scream Queens' Killer

By Gillian Watts
Many of us have been watching (and loving) Fox's "Scream Queens," even if our enjoyment is often interrupted by our debates about who the hell is killing everyone. Lately, fan sites and discussion boards have been erupting with theories and…

6 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Who Married Young

By Gillian Watts
Many Millennials can't imagine getting married anytime in the near future. And because we live in a world of fast-spreading news and gossip, we as a society feel entitled to interject our opinions into everything, including other people's lives and…

It Doesn't Go Away: 4 Things People With Anxiety Are Tired Of Hearing

By Gillian Watts
If there's one thing people who suffer from anxiety can all agree on, it's that talking to our friends about our worries rarely goes well. A lot of people think of anxiety as just a feeling or an overreaction to an otherwise simple "daily life"…

Own It: I'm A College Dropout And I Wear The Title Proudly

By Gillian Watts
I am a college dropout. There is certainly a lot of social stigma attached to that title. People automatically think you're a loser who wasted time and money. They believe you couldn't handle it, or you're lazy and didn't try hard enough. However, I…