Adult Heroes

Everyone’s personal story has the potential and power to motivate, connect, inspire, and move us. Here, the spotlight shines on stories told by the amazing humans who live next door.

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Self Care Isn’t Selfish: Here’s Why

* Warning: Topics include suicide and self-harm * For almost everyone that knows me, the following bit of information will be news: Last year, I took a year off from work to get intensive treatment for depression, anxiety and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). In October 2018, my doctor sent me to the ER because I… Continue reading Self Care Isn’t Selfish: Here’s Why

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Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder: The good, the bad, and the ugly

This paper is being written because a person I have respect for laid down a challenge in conversation as this individual wanted to know more. Perhaps to understand in greater detail about my experiences living with DID (Dissociated Identify Disorder – aka multiple personalities). As you can see, I accepted the challenge. First things first.… Continue reading Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder: The good, the bad, and the ugly

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There is light at the end of the tunnel

This Winter, Unsinkable is honoured to be be partnering with Twentytwenty Arts (Founded by Unsinkable ambassador Megan Kee) for Life on the Line. Life on the Line is a public art project and mental health awareness campaign using art to raise funds for mental health support. Ten Ontario-based artists will be sharing their artwork and… Continue reading There is light at the end of the tunnel

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Teenagers in 2020 and Why We Need to Talk About Their Mental Health

We are in the middle of chaos right now and there is no longer a “normal”. 2020 has brought change and awareness- both good and bad. It has both divided us and united us, and until we come out on the other side, we will not know the lasting effects it will have on mental… Continue reading Teenagers in 2020 and Why We Need to Talk About Their Mental Health

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The Life Changing Magic of Making a To-Do List

To-do lists are a great tool that people can use to reduce anxiety and be more effective at completing daily tasks. Sometimes the hardest thing about getting things done is getting started. Most people procrastinate from time to time. For example, we may delay doing household tasks like emptying the dishwasher or put off completing… Continue reading The Life Changing Magic of Making a To-Do List

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Self Care Isn’t Selfish: Here’s Why

Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder: The good, the bad, and the ugly

There is light at the end of the tunnel

Teenagers in 2020 and Why We Need to Talk About Their Mental Health

The Life Changing Magic of Making a To-Do List

Let the Light In

Vulnerability takes courage. Trust me, I know. Growing up, I always felt simultaneously too much and not enough. According to societal standards, my body took up too

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Healing and Self-Discovery Through Poetry

TW: The following poems discuss mental health struggles, depression, self-harm, suicidal ideation, disordered eating, and Trauma. While not explicitly described, we invite our community members to read

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