Welcome to Unsinkable. We are connecting you with notable Canadians, young people, health professionals, and your friends next door. Listen as they tell stories that inspire, motivate, teach, support and encourage us. Together, we are unsinkable.
My name is Ryan Forsyth. I’m a mental health speaker and advocate, the host of the Life in Red Podcast and I work in radio promotions, doing marketing, contests and events in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. I describe myself as a music geek, sports fanatic and endlessly curious. I also live with a mental illness, struggling […]
The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Mike Shaw Mike Shaw is a legit rare human – not many people fully recover from incomplete quadriplegia. This fact about him is interesting enough but then when you listen to his TED Talk “Grief Happens”, you learn what actually […]
September 30th, 2019 was the one year anniversary of the last day I took a drink. Understandably, I’m feeling a lot of feelings as I write this, but the two emotions that stand out would be a perfect blend of disbelief and pride that I am willing and able to share that opening sentence. A […]
My favourite Derek Walcott poem, “Love After Love”, beautifully directs us at the end to, “Sit. Feast on your life.” The word feast really strikes the core of what I believe: life is not meant to be gingerly tasted; it is not meant to be nibbled on, or meted out with restraint. Life is meant […]
Over the last four years, my life went down a vortex that I could never have imagined occurring. My life was safe, comfortable and reasonable in every aspect until I turned 30. I would wake-up with a clear head, planning out my day ahead as I woke up. Catching up with friends for evening outs, […]
Earlier this summer, I interviewed activist Hannah Alper. She described a new friend of hers as “amazing” and someone who was “going to do big, big things.” That person is Jacob Grosberg, a 15-year-old Torontonian who lost his dad, Ben Grosberg, to suicide just over a year ago. And those big, big things? Well, that […]
15-year-old Jacob Grosberg fights for change after losing his Dad to suicide
Unsinkable is a story-sharing platform hosted by four-time Olympian, Silken Laumann. Our mission is to connect and empower Canadians to achieve better mental, physical and spiritual health. Whether celebrity, neighbour, youth or health expert; our stories hold wisdom and power. We are creating a connected community to empower Canadians on their journey to greatness. Together, we are Unsinkable.
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