After having suffered a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a bystander at a sporting event, Suranika’s life changed forever. She was told she had a 50% chance of ever walking again, lost eyesight to the point of being to prepare for blindness, had to consciously remember to breathe, experienced TBI induced depression and lost…
As part of my goal of shining light on people’s abilities, on Saturdays I will be sharing a video of one of the presenters from my monthly storytelling show, Spotlight. The goal is to share stories of people reaching their goals and doing great things, regardless of the challenges in their way. If you are or know someone who has an inspiring story to share, please complete the presenters form here – https://illumabilities.com/presenters-for-spotlight/.
Ryan Forsyth is a mental health speaker and advocate, promotions coordinator for JUMP! 106.9 and boom 99.7 and host of the Life in Red Podcast. Ryan is the organizer of Cause for Paws here in Ottawa, an annual fundraiser to raise funds for mental health. Hear Ryan share his story around mental health.
After being a functional addict for seven years, Kris Kingsbury decided to become better. How? Watch the video and hear his story of personal triumph.