August 05, 2022
Book Therapy: Help! I’m Alive
“Usually the isolation is a result of some life trauma. Does your brother have trauma?”“Fuck, I don’t know. Who doesn’t have trauma?”—Gurjinder Basran, Help! I’m Alive Lately I can’t ...
June 15, 2022
Book Therapy: Mad Honey
“No, no. I’m telling you, it feels like I was bees. A whole bee colony. Like all I did this summer was drink nectar, collect pollen, nurse the larvae, fan the hive, take care of my queen—I was bees.”— Katie ...
April 29, 2022
Book Therapy: Good Mom on Paper
“Children require their parents to search for small moments of peace or grace or dignity. Maybe we can treat creativity the same way: creating the one true thing within a project that is otherwise just ...
March 09, 2022
Book Therapy: Sunny Days Inside
“Is it safe?” “It’s safe now but when won’t it be safe?” “It’s not actually bad here.” “It’s not bad there either.” “What about the money.” “But what about the kids? They’ll ...
December 20, 2021
Book Therapy: Favourites from my favourites
Every year, in the back of my agenda, I keep a simple running list of the books I’ve read. More than anything, it’s a handy way to remember what exactly I consumed and when, but it also offers a useful ...
December 13, 2021
December Gratitude: Check Out 5 of Our Favourite Columns from 2021
Today we're sharing the second instalment of December Gratitude, our round-up of some of our favourite postings from 2021. If you missed the first one, featuring some incredible 2021 writer-in-residence ...
November 23, 2021
Book Therapy: Good Burdens
“You may feel like you’re behind the rest of the world because you haven’t accomplished your to-do list or gotten to inbox zero or have your side hustle rocking like your neighbour next door. (Newsflash, ...
October 26, 2021
Book Therapy: Special Topics in Being a Human
“Keep working to improve but also honour your fuckups as opportunities to understand where you went wrong and try again—that’s how we keep going, Brave Corespondent. That’s how we keep living.”—S. ...
October 06, 2021
Book Therapy: The Light Streamed Beneath It
“I soon learned that therapy is not like slowly cleaning out a closet; it is not a process of quickly sorting and pitching everything over the course of a rainy afternoon…It is a week-by-week process ...
July 22, 2021
Book Therapy: The Philosophy of Gardening
“He continued gardening at his desk. Not in the form of borders and beds, but in the form of paragraphs and pages. Row by row, he enjoyed the image of the writer being like a gardener.”—Elke Von ...