Published by : Stephen Sharkey-Chouinard
Feb 27 , 2020 / By :

What are you most grateful for? That is the question that award-winning journalist and author Janice Landry poses in her latest book, Silver Linings: Stories of Gratitude, Resiliency and Growth through Adversity. 15 inspiring Canadians across five provinces tell their personal stories of gratitude through tragedy, pain, loss, and trauma. Two highly distinguished guests from the United States including the leading world expert on the study of gratitude also answer this question. All of their answers will surprise and inspire you. I’ve long admired Janice for her impassioned reporting as a television journalist and her advocacy work on behalf of […]

Feb 12 , 2020 / By :

I first met film and television producer, Karen Wentzell when she spoke on a Women in Film & Television (WIFT-Atlantic) panel. I was struck by her poise, insight and generosity in sharing her knowledge. She is behind such critically acclaimed hits as the comedy series Seed, the history-making CBC series Diggstown and of course the show that changed the landscape of Canadian television—Trailer Park Boys. Golden Nuggets: Understand you are in the room for a reason. You have a voice. Use it. Be heard. “Hearing a good story is like taking a drug.” “No one wants to see you fail.” […]

Jan 29 , 2020 / By :

Tom Ryan is taking the literary world by storm in the young adult fiction genre. His first novel Way to Go, was chosen as one of the most important works in the history of Nova Scotia. Born and raised in Cape Breton he still considers NS the perfect place to live and spends a few months there every year. Authentic, insightful and talented and so so inspiring -I loved this conversation! Golden Nuggets: His biggest challenge in life was “gaining the confidence to make the decision to leap into becoming a full time creative professional.” -Who can’t relate to this?? […]