As a 17-year-old gender activist from Istanbul, my journey started two years ago when my 7-year-old brother once told me that I was lucky because I just simply could get married and I didn’t have to work after. That was probably the moment when I apprehended who I was going to be, I had to […]
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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 stories on Unsinkable every week until January 2021. […]
It’s been a pretty bumpy few weeks for me which kind of feels like being on a roller coaster of emotions with many steep slopes and sharp twists and turns and has caused me so much pain and anguish leading to a mixture of scary and intrusive thoughts. The thing is though, I’m used to […]
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 stories on Unsinkable […]
Happiness. For the longest time, that word, and that idea alluded me. Please don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t walking around hating the world, I was just never content. Always restless. I’d enter into relationships and be on cloud nine and everything would be going great, and I would play the role I thought I […]
“We can’t always choose the music life gives you, but you can choose how you dance to it.” That saying was a gift and it sits on my kitchen counter. It is next to the sink so I read it numerous times throughout the day. The music is life. All of it ….the good, the […]
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 […]
My first year of university was not easy. I had originally planned to attend the University of Ottawa, but when I got there something didn’t feel right. When my parents left me to go back home, and I was alone in my residence room I felt so empty. All I wanted to do was go […]
Movement Started With A Knee Art by: Stephen Rea / Instagram @fineart_projects Photography by: Steve Cook / Instagram @sc_photography It is so clear in my mind, just like it was yesterday. Was a Friday, late morning and as I prepared to leave for work, the cocktail was mixing in my head with the ingredients of […]
My story goes out to all the people who never thought they would figure their life out and are still battling to figure it out while facing their mental illness head on. I want those people to know that it’s okay not to be okay, to not have your life completely together, and to know […]
She was coaxed with a voice sweet as honey and words wonderfully captivating. Just like that, she followed it down the endless black hole of doubt and hatred towards her own body. Sometimes it is like her savior, lending her a hand and pulling her up when she falls on her perfectionist ways. Sometimes it […]
My name is Andrea Dunn; I’m a radio and podcast host from Southern Ontario, and I was diagnosed with MS when I was 31-years-old. In 2008, I began to experience numbness and tingling in my legs. I also experienced a static feeling down my spine when I would bend my neck forward. My family doctor […]