The name’s Keith Baybayon, a 15-year-old advocate who aspires to create a better education system. Making my voice heard has always been my aim in life, and now more than ever, I’m closer to achieving this goal. I used to be afraid of everything, especially speaking in front of crowds and expressing my opinions. Now […]
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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 […]
Hi everyone my name is Caroline! I’m originally from the United States and moved to Canada when I was just a little girl. I love activism, philanthropy and fighting for equality. In 2014 I started something called Project Care. At the time I didn’t know what it would lead too and I didn’t really have […]
My story of my trauma experience and how I came to tell it, fight it, and continue to heal from it with the help of fitness. I have experienced trauma. I live with chronic pain. I have mental illnesses. I have engaged in disordered eating and unhealthy behaviours in the past. My goal is to […]
Anita Manley, Mental Health Advocate, Public Speaker This is a story of how I became one of the FACES of Mental Illness in Canada. I enjoyed a happy and healthy childhood and was loved unconditionally by my adoptive parents, Teresa and Bill. In high school, I excelled in sports (swimming, water polo, soccer, tennis and […]
When I was 11 years old I watched the movie The Intern and was instantly in awe of Anne Hathaway’s dominant character, Jules Ostin. At her startup fashion ecommerce site, Jules served as a young female CEO who was both creative and authoritative; both driven and overlooked. Her character really struck me, and from that […]
We are in an era of change. It doesn’t matter if you’re for it or not, it’s happening. I’m a Black girl who’s been in predominantly white spaces my entire life. I can count the number of Black friends on one hand. When it comes to school, especially history class I’ve only been taught about […]
My name is Ishaan Shah and I am a 17-year-old student from the UK. I am also an award-winning, international human rights activist, conservationist, feminist, blogger and writer. Towards the end of 2016, I watched a documentary about slavery and human trafficking, focusing on the exploitation of children for labour, and sex. I was shocked, […]
If I had seen someone running (summer or winter) 11 years ago I would have told you those people were nuts. Who would do that to themselves? I was a self proclaimed couch potato. A single mom, working a stressful job. Like so many people, I had been to the gym off and on, but […]
My name is Kieran Block and I was born on June 14, 1985. I am a World Champion in the sport of sledge hockey; I am a USports Hockey National Champion, a Western Hockey League Champion and a 3x National Coach at the provincial level in the sport of sledge hockey. My birthday is June […]
Reflecting back on my story, I sometimes wonder how I got to where I am now. Writing this. I lived a life many kids in this country dream of. I was an aspiring junior hockey player out of Saskatchewan with the dream of one day playing pro hockey. I enjoyed a successful junior and college […]
The biggest problem I see in our society is a lack of empathy for one another. From racial injustice to those struggling in silence amidst COVID-19, today’s generation must rise above as catalysts for change who lead with compassion for the unseen. Bebe Moore Campbell, award-winning journalist, a New York Times best-selling author, teacher, and […]