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.
I started taking antidepressants in 2004 though I have suffered from depression most of my life. I have been on many types of medications that worked sometimes for long periods of times, while others only worked briefly or not at all. I never shared my depression with most of my family, friends, or co-workers. It […]
The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Hannah Alper At 9 years old, Hannah Alper decided it was time to start making her world a better place. Seven years later, she’s known around the world as an activist, blogger, and motivational speaker. Oh, she’s also an author. […]
When people find out I’m a personal trainer who’s done adventure races, countless half marathons, triathlons and even an Ironman, the assumption they make is that I grew up an athlete. This couldn’t be further from the truth. I spent the majority of my life hating my body and feeling uncomfortable in my skin. For […]
The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Lorelei Williams I had the privilege to interview Lorelei Williams, one of the most visible and tireless activists for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) in Canada, and increasingly around the world. Lorelei took my call from the […]
Everything I do, I do for love, support, connection, acceptance, admiration, friendship, affection, respect and appreciation. Love is my motivation, it’s what I value most in life. It fills me with joy to feel as though I belong, that I’m accepted, cherished and appreciated. The motivation to feel this way has been my biggest strength […]
What does it mean to have a healthy body image? As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, I’ve learned from my interactions with clients, friends and family members that achieving a healthy body image isn’t always easy—and it means something different to everyone. So, in the spirit of what Silken Laumann is trying to achieve with this […]
The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Markie Ethier I watched your TED Talk and read about you in Flare Magazine – I was pretty blown away. Can you talk about what life looks like for you now? I work for the YMCA and I’m an Anti-Human […]
Periods of body hatred for me come out of nowhere. Perhaps related to stress, perhaps triggered by a person close to me dieting, perhaps connected to all the ridiculously perfect images Instagram and other social media puts out there, but whatever the trigger, this destructive body talk comes over me like a tidal wave of […]
Out of the madness of over-prescribed antidepressants
Celebrating Youth Activism: A Conversation with Change-Maker, Hannah Alper
From Body Hatred to Body Positive
Activism, A Call to Action and Butterflies: A Conversation with Lorelei Williams
Everything I Do, I Do For Love
We Need to Talk about Body Image
Try Forgiveness: A Conversation with Markie Ethier
What if We are Always and Already Beautiful?
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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