Author Archives: Stephen

How to Kick Start Your Brain

How to Kick Start Your Brain I struggled for years with hyper-vigilance when I got back to Canada after my tour in Somalia. In the military it is not uncommon to never place your hands in your pocket ‘cause if … Continue reading

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Sleepless

Sleepless Last few months, I have been going through what I refer to as a lack of sleep cycle. Eat the wrong food, participate in the wrong activity and I’m lucky to get an hour of restless sleep. This will … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Pensions verse the Prime Minister’s Pension

Veteran’s Pensions verse the Prime Minister’s Pension By now you have seen the recent town halls on main stream media and the veterans confronting the Prime Minister on pensions. I voiced my pension opinions back on Oct 29th 2017 in … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

Food For Thought A funny thing happened on my way to mental health recovery, I got off my meds. I have several times mentioned the need for an exit plan for prescription meds and unending therapies. At this point I believe … Continue reading

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Dissonance

Dissonance What drives a community to unite against a government; or in Canada’s case a political party in power? It’s not uncommon to watch military dictatorships in third world counties rise and fall. Corrupt politicians, corporate interests, private wealth and … Continue reading

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The Mefloquine Debate

The Mefloquine Debate This article has been brewing in my mind for quite some time. Although I wanted to write it, I didn’t want to be an angry veteran while writing it (which at times can be hard to do). … Continue reading

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Coming In From The Cold

Coming In From The Cold Twenty five years ago, Dec 26, 1992 to be exact I left Canada to “Enforce Famine Relief” in Somalia, life would never be “normal” again.  Twenty years ago Dec 27, 1997 to be exact I … Continue reading

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W.O.L.F. Academy

W.O.L.F. Academy A couple guys I have just barely gotten to know are Dwayne MacDougal and Derek Anaquod. They are two of the force behind The W.O.L.F. Academy presently running a 5 day retreat that teaches soldiers a proven set … Continue reading

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Muscle Lines / Professional Insights

Muscle Lines / Professional Insights I first met Rob Froher in Saskatchewan at the University of Regina a few years ago; I had the extreme fortune of being admitted to Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp, one branch of the … Continue reading

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Warriors Landing

Warriors Landing Long time brother in arms, friend, colleague and Mefloquin warrior John Dowe and I were reconnected earlier this year after a 25 year struggle to stay alive and relearn to thrive in what we seasoned veterans often refer … Continue reading

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