It's not if. It's when.

DR. JODY CARRINGTON, KIDS THESE DAYS, 2019

In the end or the beginning all we want to know is that we matter.​

DR. JODY CARRINGTON, KIDS THESE DAYS, 2019

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We Are #BraverTogether

I am honoured today to share five stories from our amazing community of finding strength through connection. Our goal is to incite courage in others, raise the voices that aren’t being heard, and most importantly, spread the message that you are not alone.  Thank you for reminding others that we’re

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Becoming #BraverTogether

Who’s feeling a little tender right about now? The never-ending pandemic has brought about a shitstorm of disconnect and it’s no wonder we’re feeling dejected with many frayed ends. If some hopeless exhaustion is settling into your soul, you’re not alone. There are so many boats in this storm. The

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I was always intrigued by relationships. And I thought for a long time that “helping people” meant fixing things. Slowly, along the way, I have learned that it is not about having the answer. It’s not about fixing. If you can connect, however, and truly understand someone’s story—that is where the power lies. In the relationship.

And then I became a mother to a son, followed by boy-girl twins. This is the one job where I really need to rely on this whole “believer” idea. I thought my story was going to read like a milk-and-cookies mom who never yelled or resorted to (extremely) excessive use of the iPad. Turns out, that’s not my story. Truth of the matter is: my kids make my world the brightest it has ever been, but I have also learned that I am a better spouse, a better Mom, and a better friend—better at the most important relationships—when I can find time to balance what I love to do almost as much. And that’s why I’m here. And, if it so happens that we’ve met, or get to meet, I look forward to your story and the lessons I’ll learn from you. And maybe those you might learn from me.

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CONNECTION

Connection is a universal language and disconnection is the biggest problem we face today.

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RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships are at the heart of it all, and can guide you towards answering the most important question on the planet: “Am I worth it?”

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TRAUMA

Understanding the brain from a trauma perspective can change everything.

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GRIEF & LOSS

Grief and trauma can make us feel like lost ships in a stormy sea, but we can help each other come out even stronger on the other side.