September 9, 2012

Edmonton Suicide Awareness Week

This week Edmontonians are invited to gather at City Hall on September 13, 2012 from 4 – 6 PM for the 10th annual Lift the Silence March to honour the memory of hundreds of beloved Albertans, and to raise much-needed …

August 9, 2012

Folk Fest, KD Lang, and Neil Young’s Helpless

With the Edmonton Folk Fest season upon us, I am recalling kd Lang’s powerful rendition of Neil Young’s iconic song, Helpless. I love that song, the haunting melody, the profound lyrics, that refrain that anthems and honours one of our …

June 21, 2012

What Is Anxiety?

Anxiety is that feeling we get of “butterflies in the stomach.”
In its gentler forms, anxiety is a kind of nervousness, like when we performed at a piano recital when we were kids or when we give a speech in …