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  • Addiction:The Light and the Dark

    Poems in Recovery by

    I know my demons, And I’ve met yours. I don’t like your chances, In this upcoming war. All the pieces written for this book were conceived between March 2013 and January 2014. They are the Light and the Dark and all feelings in between.They are an ...


  • Bride Price

    Lobola Narrative And Interpretation by

    When Kofi and Pam, a young couple living in urban Calgary, got engaged, they decided to honour their African traditions, travelling to Ruwa, Zimbabwe to perform the Lobola (Bride Price) Ceremony prior to the Western-style wedding ceremony they would ...


  • Keys to a Fearless Life

    Five Secrets to Overcoming Life's Greatest Challenges by

    Suddenly your palms are sweating, your heart is racing, and your mind cannot focus. Your world begins to spin and your nervous systems kicks into high gear. You are experiencing fear. Fear is an overwhelming emotion. It can handcuff one’s life ...


  • Through the Storm

    How to Lead When Things Go Bad by

    Designed to equip leaders, supervisors, and managers in understanding and supporting those experiencing a personal crisis, Through the Storm offers invaluable and pragmatic leadership advice. Providing a practical guide to understanding trauma and ...


  • The Bi-Directional Effects of Stress on our Immune System

    Possible Explanations for Healthful and Harmful Outcomes by

    In recent years, we have gained increasing knowledge of the roles stress and stress hormones play in our health. It is amazing how the presentation of a stressor—whether in one event or a series of events—might involve us in appraising the ...


  • Death, Grief, and Loss

    A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, Educators, Counsellors, and Other Helpers to Talk about Difficult Topics by

    WOODLAND WISDOM BOOKS were created to support parents, caregivers, educators, counsellors, and other helpers in the community to navigate difficult subjects with children. As a Children’s Counsellor, I am often asked, “How do I talk to a child about ...


  • Death, Grief, and Loss

    A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, Educators, Counsellors, and Other Helpers to Talk about Difficult Topics by

    WOODLAND WISDOM BOOKS were created to support parents, caregivers, educators, counsellors, and other helpers in the community to navigate difficult subjects with children. As a Children’s Counsellor, I am often asked, “How do I talk to a child about ...


  • Finding Lost

    by

    Finding Lost is a powerful story of one Indigenous woman’s lifelong struggle to find who she is. She shares a story of childhood trauma; a story that is still only too common for many Indigenous women today. Walk into Nancy’s life, and share in her ...


  • How Could She Do It?....?

    by

    We’ve all heard horror stories of sexual abuse, incest, and rape ... and we’ve heard stories even more horrific, wherein children are conceived in this violence and violation. But what happens when these children are born of children? Children who ...


  • Talk Matters!

    Saving the World One Word at a Time; Solving Complex Issues Through Brain Science, Mindful Awareness and Effective Process by

    We create the present and future in our meetings and conversations every day. What can we do to increase the likelihood that we’re creating a future that we all want? We can start by talking more constructively and productively about what matters to ...