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Action Mental Health Stories

Addiction, mental illness, and hope

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.

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People Stories

Food has been on my mind a lot lately

To heck with those New Year’s Resolutions! I’m making tacos…and celebrating the rich food traditions of family.

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Stories Writing

It may be time to tell a different story

If you can substitute someone else’s name in your story – and no one notices – you need to tell a different story.

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Lifestyle Stories

#eastcoastwearehere: A whale of a day

September 2, Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia — There’s no doubt that the best things happen when we least expect them, as was the case on this whale of a day.

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Lifestyle Stories Writing

#eastcoastwearehere: Walking in some very big footsteps

This writer was in awe, walking in some very big footsteps at the homestead of author Lucy Maud Montgomery in Cavendish, PEI.

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Lessons Mental Health Stories Wellness Wisdom Writing

Change is good…even when it hurts

Change is good. But sometimes it can be tinged with a gentle ache that perseveres even as we tell ourselves that the changes are all part of the natural progression of our lives.