The Power of the Talking Circle

The Power of the Talking Circle

I spent 8 summers riding around on a gator working for the City of Saskatoon. Every season, I used up all of my sick time due to my mental health challenges. However, I never knew how to talk about my mental health struggles with my supervisors, and my supervisors...
TEDx Talk: Mental Health Crisis in Men

TEDx Talk: Mental Health Crisis in Men

Men. We are dying at a suicide rate that is three times greater than women. Why? What prevents men from reaching out for help? My hope is that this TEDx talk can empower men to be vulnerable and reach out for help.   Based on my best-selling book MENtal Health:...
My New Family

My New Family

12 years ago I threw away my last cigarette as I drove over 500 kilometres to move in with Tanya and her two boys. I had little to offer. I was three months sober, jobless, and weighed down with student debt. I had a lemon of a car and emotional baggage spilling out...
A Memorable Moment in My Journey

A Memorable Moment in My Journey

My wife, Tanya, and I have been delivering papers with our 4 boys for just over 10 years. However, today was a little different. My face and story was front and centre on the Bridges Magazine, and it forced me to reflect on my journey. I spent so many years feeling...
More Than Just A Wayne Gretzky Rookie Card

More Than Just A Wayne Gretzky Rookie Card

I finally got my hands on a Wayne Gretzky rookie card, but this is much more than just a card to me. 7 years ago I sold my Gretzky rookie card so that we could pay our bills. At the time I heard Dr. Wayne Dyer say, “Whatever your passion is I promise you, you...
Rising Above Our Challenges

Rising Above Our Challenges

Since I was a kid, I have had a fascination with eagles. While all other birds fly away from a storm, an eagle flies directly into it. They carefully position themselves to take advantage of the incoming winds that eventually lift them high above the storm. We can...

“What’s stronger than a broken man who has the courage to rebuild himself? It’s time to redefine what it means to be strong.”

- Allan Kehler