Celebrate What You CAN Do: A Conversation with Augie Nieto

The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Silken Laumann from her interview with Augie Nieto   On the back of Augie Nieto’s best seller, Augie’s Quest, there is a quote that resonates for me even beyond endorsements of Jerry Lewis, Arnold Schwarzenenegger, and Lance Armstrong. It is from Bob Saget: “People don’t know how much […]

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Accepting A New Normal: A Conversation With Nicholle Anderson

The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Nicholle Anderson   Just moments into my interview with Nicholle Anderson, I found myself wishing everyone in Canada could be on the call with me so they too could hear her voice with its wonderful mix of fire, effervescence, and steely […]

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Learning to Fall: Face-First and Fast

Some stories are harder to tell than others. When it comes to personal stories, I doubt I’m reaching if I say it’s a fact that discussions surrounding our happiest of endings flow with ease, and recounting the darker, more difficult tales feels like swallowing sand. I’ve often considered that it could have more to do […]

Facing Stigma and Recovery Alone as A Child

Maria Estrada embodies the spirit of hope and help that Unsinkable is all about. Since childhood, Maria has faced serious mental health challenges, challenges that resulted in self-harm, multiple suicide attempts, and addiction. When she first took the reins of her mental health at the age of 12, she also took that first critical step […]

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