I know I’m not the only one who wishes to bid 2020 a not so fond farewell. But like many, I also have to admit that there have been some personal discoveries that would never have happened with out the kick in the behind that 2020 gave to all of us. I just wanted to […]
Everyone deserves a place to come in from the cold This has not been the easiest of years for many of us, but hopefully you are warmed this season by a roof over your head, a well-stocked pantry and the many ways you are able to stay connected with family and friends. This year, I’ve […]
It’s been a while. In my last blog, “Where do we go from here,” I wrote: “But remember, there’s no pressure. We need to be extra kind to ourselves in these uncertain times…” I followed my own advice.
After COVID-19 What will be different? What will we have learned? How might we do better? I turned to the young in years and the young at heart for answers.
I live and work remotely; the latter for most of my career. I thought I would share some of the things I have always done to thrive in times when I’ve felt isolated. Due to my lifestyle, I am more removed from COVID-19 than most people. But this hasn’t stopped me from worrying constantly about […]
Most of us already know that time in nature is good for us. But do we really know just how good? I spoke with Dr. Joti Samra, R. Psych, who is a national thought leader on mental health.
Even with all that’s been accomplished by campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk, many people don’t understand that addiction is also a mental illness.
I’ve participated in marketing guru, speaker, and author Chris Brogan’s #my3words a few times, but this year I’ll be doing so with more intention.
So maybe…you’re ready to get blogging? Or, maybe you know you need some help. You’ll find it here.
Peer support can prompt conversations that may never happen otherwise and help to reduce the stigma around mental health. It can also save lives.
Take some time today, World Suicide Prevention Day, to learn more about suicide and to honour those who have been affected.
Niki Taylor, a new teacher, shares her refreshing perspectives about seeking empathy, equality and community in the education system.
Stepheny Hunter and Peter Sarty, both Halifax based actors and recent graduates from the Fountain School of Performing Arts at Dalhousie University, exhibit bravery, brilliance and a heap of resilience as they pursue their acting careers,
The stunning images illustrator, artist and designer Angela Fournier created about addictions convey wisdom beyond her years.
World Eating Disorders Action Day helps us understand that for many, issues with food and eating go way beyond how we look to the world.
Nursing students tell their stories of addictions and develop the art of caring in the process.