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...
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...

Mental Health Tips

Over the past few weeks I have received numerous requests asking for tips to assist in one’s mental wellness.  This has inspired me to create a series of mental health tips. Here is tip number 1!...

3 Strategies to Manage Emotions

Here’s the thing… emotions are energy. Where we run into problems is when this energy remains trapped inside. In an attempt to manage my emotions, I spent many years turning towards self-harming behaviours, or substances like alcohol. That did not work. What did...

“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