Don’t Let The Load of Life Crush You

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. […]

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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 […]

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Facing Anxiety Through Vent Art and Creativity

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. […]

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Taking on water

“It’s Shakespearian,” she explained. Before my grandmother intervened, my mother had wanted to name me Ophelia. “It’s from the bard,” she said, and that was it, however I pleaded. “Who’s Ophelia,” I asked my adored English teacher years after, when I was in ninth grade. “I know she’s from Shakespeare…” “She’s a boat,” he said, […]

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The Girl in the Mirror

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 […]

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Sound mind: my bipolar journey from chaos to composure

A passionate, wholehearted performer known for her “vibrant cello playing” (The Whole Note), Dora-nominated cellist Erika Nielsen has a multi-faceted career as a chamber musician, collaborative artist, orchestral player, and educator. She is also the author of the multiple-award-winning and #1 bestselling memoir and wellness guide, Sound Mind: My Bipolar Journey from Chaos to Composure […]

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