Inside an Addict’s Mind
Addiction
Can someone ever stop being an addict? Can a former addict limit their drug taking to simply recreational use? After you’ve stopped using, do you spend the rest of your life still craving your drug? By Delphine Caubet I met …
Isolation Kills Men
Addiction
There is nothing new under the sun: boys have always learned to repress their emotions in order to live up to gender stereotypes. “A boy never cries. Be strong!” is an example given by journalist Liz Plank in her book …
The Perfectionist Woman (Part II)
Culture
The will to do her best; an obsession with success; a desire to excel in every domain… Our society greatly values the attainment of a perfect life, combining happiness with achievement. Among women, these expectations can be a heavy burden …
Resilience in Adversity
Artists
Sickness, accidents, mourning: all part of life. How can we confront the storm and learn to live again when these challenges shake our daily life? One young Quebecker, Juliette Décarie, tells her story of fighting against the odds. An inspiring …