Life Issues

August 2, 2016

Podcast: How My Mother Trusted In God After Giving Me Up For Adoption & How I Was Adopted By My Parents Six Doors Down & She Never Knew!

Last year, to help me transition from Nova Scotia to my new home in Alberta, my little sister, Angela, got me a job serving at Mr. […]
June 25, 2016

Judgement Day: How to deal with people judging your choices

When you live your truth people often do not understand your actions and resist your choices. It appears as if they are placing judgement on you […]
May 22, 2016

Dear Parents of Children with Anxiety, You Are Doing Your Best!

Dear Parents of Children with Anxiety, I just wanted to write you a few words of encouragement that you might need to hear. Having a child […]
April 19, 2016

Art School Confidential: Tips for your first year of art school.

Youth often come to me for advice when they are trying to make a decision about their future and secondary school programs available. A lot of […]
January 30, 2016

Youth Stereotypes. My Interview With Teen Expert, Dr. Barabara Greenberg

Every time a youth comes to my office, I feel like I learn from them. They are all about being given the opportunity to speak, because I think way too often they are shut down and just considered “Troubled Teenagers.” I really have a problem with that.
November 22, 2015

The Power of Asking

Many people struggle with asking for help for various reasons. They may fear rejection, they might be stubborn and feel they don’t need help, or they don’t feel they are worthy of help. These are just a few examples.
July 5, 2015

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE AMAZING SCHOOL WHO SUPPORTED MY SON: TOGETHER WE CAN END BULLYING

I see that we need to change the way we approach eradicating bullying, and to stop leaving it to the teachers and the students. We need to work collaboratively as parents and educators to listen to the needs of the children and to let them know we support them. As parents we also need to step up and realize that all children are capable of bullying and all are susceptible to being bullied, but if we can emulate the patience and support that your amazing school has shown, maybe someday kids can learn in safety.
March 15, 2015

How My Mother Trusted In God After Giving Me Up For Adoption & How I Was Adopted By My Parents Six Doors Down & She Never Knew!

I came to find out that after my mother gave me up for adoption she had to return to university, and prayed that I was safe in the arms of my new family, wherever that may be. Little did she know that I had been adopted by my parents, six doors down from her..
February 22, 2015

How One Life, One Conversation, One Intention, Can Leave A Life Altering Impact! In Honour and In Loving Memory of Emmett Peters.

“When you spiral down from alcohol you bring 30 or 40 people with you, but when you spiral up you also bring 30 or 40 people with you. So we are trying to reverse what is going on. If you ever get the chance to come out to a sweat you will see what I am talking about, man, there is so much love there.”
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