Last week I was invited by Teddy Katz to attend the Canadian International Ekamra Sports Literature Festival and share my personal story alongside many other sports authors such as Sami Jo Small, Anastasia Bucsis, and Kristen Worley.

My session in particular was alongside Kristen, and we had an opportunity to dive into the topic of identifying where resilience comes from, how it’s developed, and how it serves you in your future…

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Recently, during a virtual workshop from The Resilience Toolbox, I was hanging out with a participant after the event trying to help him identify why he frequently would get stuck getting up out of bed in the morning.

As for most, what you say to yourself when the alarm goes off will determine if you jump up and attack the day or if you stay in your cocoon until the “final minute”…

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Similar to maintaining your wellbeing, developing your mental resilience is a marathon, not a sprint. In order to consistently show up every day ready to tackle the challenges in front of you, it’s great to have a set of “tools” that you can go to for when times get tough.

Here are 3 quick tips to stay resilient this September using one of my favourite tools, The Ideal Week…

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I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked for advice on how to help someone who is struggling with mental health.

From my experience, I think the number one thing you can do is to listen… but I know that anyone who cares for someone always wants to be able to do more – but just doesn’t know how.

Lately, I have had one of my best friends come to me and thankfully be comfortable in admitting that he has been experiencing suicidal thoughts amidst COVID…

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In 2006, I was paralyzed in a motocross crash. I was deemed an incomplete paraplegic and was told that I would never walk again. Fortunately, I did learn how to walk again and within exactly one year to the day I was not only back on my feet…

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