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Manjot Mann

Manjot Mann

My name is Manjot Mann and I am a mom, counsellor and writer. I have my undergraduate degree in Criminology/Psychology and a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. As a child I wanted to be a superhero, specifically Sailor Moon. As an adult I found there was no one like Sailor Moon running around in cute shoes saving people from monsters and so I took a desk job and hung up my imaginary cape. When I became a mom and fought my own demons, I realized I needed a career change. As a counsellor I help people with real and imagined monsters. As a writer I bring awareness to the fact that monsters exist and that there is a whole lot of superhero in all of us.

Arts & culture

Emily Ratajkowski’s "My Body" is a striking commentary on power, control, and the commodification of women’s bodies

Her essays explore her views on power, control and sexuality as a woman
Conversation

A therapist’s thoughts on why the New Year doesn’t have to come with so much pressure

A New Year doesn’t have to mean a new you
Conversation

Setting boundaries around the holidays with your big South Asian family

Boundaries during the holidays are tough especially within South Asian families.

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