Trauma and Growth: My First Mass Casualty

Trauma and Growth: My First Mass Casualty

I stumbled upon this picture the other day and ugh, it made me smile. So young. Innocently taken earlier that day.  This is a story that I rarely, if ever, share.  It’ll likely be hard to read for some, however it speaks towards an important aspect of...
Mindfulness Trick To Help Beat The Blues

Mindfulness Trick To Help Beat The Blues

Mindfulness is a powerful tool. It started out as a personal necessity. The winter was rough on three fronts; academically, financially, and on my health.  It was becoming increasingly hard to remain positive despite the fact that comparatively life was...
Outward Bound Veterans Program: Guest Experience

Outward Bound Veterans Program: Guest Experience

Ok, Outward Bound Canada Veterans Program. Get me the f&*k out of here. Now. Those were my thoughts by the first night, and the second, and the third for that matter. What the H-E-double hockey sticks did I get myself into?!? I’m uncomfortable, unprepared,...