The Way We Bounce

The Way We Bounce

What is resilience made of? Failure. Optimism. Love. And, sometimes, clean sheets and a tenderly executed shave. We can't know what alchemy pushes anyone to thrive against all odds. We can, however, watch and learn from these five extraordinary humans who bounced when they could have broken.

The Way We Bounce
  • The Way We Bounce

    What is resilience made of? Failure. Optimism. Love. And, sometimes, clean sheets and a tenderly executed shave. We can't know what alchemy pushes anyone to thrive against all odds. We can, however, watch and learn from these five extraordinary humans who bounced when they could have broken.

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Extras

  • Interview: Jillian Horton

    Internist, mother, writer and (to even her own surprise) master of the bounce-back no matter how disappointing the failure, Jillian Horton began writing We Are All Perfectly Fine: A Memoir of Love, Medicine and Healing while attending burn-out rehab for doctors. Who knew that becoming a published...

  • Interview: Darrel J. McLeod

    “Don’t cry” and “I love you” were oft-repeated phrases that resonated with this GG-award winning Cree author throughout his childhood. Certainly, the loved ones who uttered those words contributed to McLeod’s remarkable, multiple bounce-backs from unspeakable events — events the author does indee...

  • Interview: Kaleb Dahlgren

    A tough diagnosis at the age of four gave this former Humboldt Bronco an early taste of adversity. He’s been building resilience ever since. The horrific 2018 bus crash left him with a head injury that, remarkably, he sees as a “gift” that fuels his drive to help others. He shares what fueled him...

  • Interview: Kim Echlin

    Her novel Speak, Silence is as powerful a story of resilience as has ever been told, with war, sisterhood, and love at its core. Her bounce-back story for us focuses on the ancient Sumerian goddess Inanna — and what might be the very first written drinking/hangover story. She also tells us here h...

  • Interview: Cathrin Bradbury

    Editor, journalist, Senior News Director at CBC, and author of the new memoir The Bright Side, Bradbury is all sharp intelligence and soft heart. She shares with us the incredible story of how her brother — “whose insides were full of holes” — convinced her (and, likewise, us) that, with the righ...

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