Alone in a dark room: Browns’ Chris Hubbard details his long mental health journey

Hubbard kept his pain inside after the passing of his grandfather and his cousin’s murder, but finally sought therapy after signing with the Browns Chris Hubbard took a ballroom of nearly 300 people through his mental health journey on Tuesday, and the Browns offensive tackle didn’t hold anything back. The death of his grandpa and “sidekick,” Jimmy Myers,…

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves Celebrate 10 Years of Children’s Fundraising Nonprofit

Since its inception, the Mack, Jack & McConaughey foundation has raised and donated over $20 million to multiple charitable organizations dedicated to children’s education, health and wellness Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila Alves are celebrating 10 years of helping children through the Mack, Jack & McConaughey foundation. The celebrity pair — who have also been married for a…

Entrepreneur shares her love of nature to help others thrive

Ashworth, a former CEO of Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa, has always been a nature lover, but little did she know that, one day, she’d take that passion and turn it into a business. Alexis Ashworth has turned a lifelong green thumb into a flourishing business that helps people from all walks of life get…

Amputee athlete sets world record for consecutive daily marathons

When amputee athlete Jacky Hunt-Broersma says, “I can do hard things,” she means it: the amputee has raced 104 marathons in as many days, all while wearing a carbon-fiber prosthetic. Hunt-Broersma, 46, finished the journey on Saturday near her home in Phoenix’s suburbs, setting an unofficial world record in the process. “What an adventure,” she…

HS students with Down syndrome crowned prom king and queen

FOREST, Va. (WSET) — Thanks to the student body at Jefferson Forest High School, Anna Anderson and Zane Wales were crowned prom king and queen last weekend. Teacher Heather Hevener says the moment showed just how much the two teens with Down syndrome mean to their classmates. “They see these kids every day. They walk…

A mother’s fight to bring an understanding of autism outside of the clinic

\From last century’s fears surrounding poor parenting to modern vaccine hesitancy, persistent misconceptions about the causes of autism have often resulted in the developmental condition being wrongfully associated with moral panic. During a recent talk hosted by McGill’s Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry for the Culture, Mind and Brain Program’s Speaker Series, Marga Vicedo, an associate professor at the University of Toronto…

A Powerful Metastatic Lung Cancer Mantra: It’s Possible All Will Be Okay

“Scanxiety” and a fear that cancer will return are common among people who have metastatic lung cancer. But visualization, positive thinking, mantras, and other techniques can help offset negative thoughts and emotions. Is the cancer back? This is one fear that many people who’ve undergone treatment for cancer can relate to, in part because they often need…