AA and Other Twelve-Step Movements

01/08/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Alcoholics Anonymous has existed since 1935, when two Vermont-born men, Bill W. a stockbroker and Dr. Bob, a surgeon, met. They were both heavy drinkers at the time when they crossed paths in Akron, Ohio. They are the founders of the AA […] See more

A Devil that Kills

01/01/2024 Colin McGregor 0

Book Review: Le diable sur mon épaule (The Devil on my Shoulder) by Sylvain Simard By Colin McGregor There are dozens each day, and perhaps one very close to you. I counted the number of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Quebec on a typical Friday as […] See more

Asperger’s Syndrome: Misunderstood

12/25/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor               In his song “Legacy,” the rapper Eminem reveals that he suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome. The world’s richest man, Elon Musk, admitted the same thing during a Saturday Night Live broadcast. Quebec comedian and social commentator Louis T. identifies as Asperger. So […] See more

Fewer Possessions for More Serenity

12/15/2023 The Social Eyes 0

By Célie Dugand Isabelle Lajoie, a mother of three, was constantly tidying and organizing her home, which stressed her out a great deal. Thinking she had problems organizing things, she took courses from professional organizers. But each attempt to organize her own home adequately ended […] See more

Using the Imagination to Heal

10/02/2023 The Social Eyes 0

By Célie Dugand “My hypnotherapist saved my life. He got me through the worst phase,” asserts entrepreneur Brigitte Cardinal. Hypnosis is mainly known for its spectacular stage shows. But did you know that it can also be a form of alternative medicine? This technique, called […] See more

Robotpets – The Future is Now

09/11/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Are today’s new robo-pets keeping seniors alive longer? Cuteness is healing. Even if it’s a furry robot toy in the form of a beloved family pet giving you the love and affection you need as an isolated senior citizen. Robotic pets might […] See more