Reclaiming Emotional Authority for Mental Health

The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow following her interview with Aidan Scott   Aidan Scott is a survivor of physical and sexual abuse by a parent who has turned his past into opportunities to promote mental health education, advocacy work, peer support work, public speaking. Most recently he has become an […]

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When mental illness isn’t trauma based: Ryan’s path to wellness

My name is Ryan Forsyth. I’m a mental health speaker and advocate, the host of the Life in Red Podcast and I work in radio promotions, doing marketing, contests and events in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. I describe myself as a music geek, sports fanatic and endlessly curious. I also live with a mental illness, struggling […]

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Feast on Your Life

My favourite Derek Walcott poem, “Love After Love”, beautifully directs us at the end to, “Sit. Feast on your life.” The word feast really strikes the core of what I believe: life is not meant to be gingerly tasted; it is not meant to be nibbled on, or meted out with restraint. Life is meant […]

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