Sharing your story is an important part of the healing process, and we feel comfortable sharing when we feel safety that the person listening is present and receiving the information well. When we feel vulnerable enough to share, we are looking … Read the rest
Addiction comes in many forms: drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling—anything can be a vice to someone who is hurting. This week is National Addiction Awareness Week in Canada, and it’s time to change the narrative surrounding addiction. Instead of discussing how to … Read the rest
Trauma can leave us with a veritable mix of side effects that can linger, and for some, events like Halloween can trigger our PTSD and fear response.
While this time of year can be fun for those who enjoy … Read the rest
In case you missed it, yesterday we hosted an amazing discussion and Twitter chat, where Kim Barthel and Theo Fleury joined people across the globe in a conversation about replacing one addiction with another.
If you happened to miss out this time, here’s … Read the rest
For some teachers, August may bring the stressful reminder that school starts in a matter of weeks, for others it may seem like a distant worry. Either way, this month is the last chance to reset and recharge before it’s … Read the rest
For those of us who have suffered trauma, the idea of forgiveness can be a struggle, and that may be because we’re looking to others for the answers. Forgiveness holds a lot of power in our healing, and can provide … Read the rest