For Some, It Alleviates Anxiety and Creates a Space for Focus and Creativity
As a slow, repetitive, creative process that requires sustained attention, cooking became one of the least destructive ways to channel that need for calm and focus.
We Can’t Overcome Mental Health Stigma by Glamourizing Dangerous Tropes
The idea that artists must embrace emotional turmoil to fuel creativity is a needlessly destructive one.
We visited their places of worship and learned about the different ways people pray across realities.
What I Learned About Family Size and Catholicism in Quebec
Grampy had 15 siblings, and the portrait of his family haunted me for the sheer size of it.
How BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Students Are Using Their Spirituality to Deal With Their Mental Health
For marginalized students, the relationship to spirituality can be a bit more complicated.
How Faith Can Foster Shame Around Sexuality
Imagine thinking you deserve an eternity in hell for being a little curious.
How I Learned Not to Be Afraid of the Dark
I thought faith was supposed to not let you feel so alone.
Concordia Student Co-Creates Underground LGBTQ+ Magazine
The pages of MISSIONARY come alive with stellar photography, colourful images, and a few articles in Mandarin.
How We Live and How We Love
“A big problem with the monogamous narrative, for me,” said Gabriel, “is this concept that as your partner grows and their needs change, you need to be able to continue to meet their needs, […] certain kinds of needs that are exclusive to your relationship.”
The Inside Joke I’ll Never Get
But to me, it’s exactly like having a slice of cake: I enjoy it while I have it, but when I don’t, it’s not on my mind at all, I don’t really crave it, and I don’t seek to have it every day.