Healing Arts

Stories of Healing Connecting the World

These collections of art, from wellness blog posts to artwork and much more, are resources to connect and educate one another through the pure power of organic storytelling. 

As creatives from all walks of life, we have so much to teach and learn. Join us in the exploration of intimate, unique healing journeys through this dynamic, expressive space.

Featured Stories

CELEBRATE 5-Year Anniversary of HARP The People’s Press

On November 28, 2023, HARP The People’s Press (HEALING ARTS RECONCILING PEOPLE) celebrated its 5th anniversary at The Peoples’ Place Library in Antigonish, with the launch of its 25th publication—Grace Notes on Nursing by John Graham-Pole—and the unveiling of its new website, customized by This is Marketing:  www.tryhealingarts.ca   An exemplary healing arts cooperative birthed in

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“Honourable Harvest” in Antigonish Harbour? Does it matter?

This blog takes up Robin Wall Kimmerer’s challenge in her “Honorable Harvest” chapter in Braiding Sweetgrass—to honour the ethic of reciprocity, investing in abundance for both eater and eaten.   On Jan. 6, 2024, the Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board (ARB) released its ruling in favour of the application from Town

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Home as a Place of Healing

The festive season has John and me remembering the homes that we knew intimately as children. We no longer travel from our home in Nova Scotia to gatherings in family homes – not John’s family in England nor Dorothy’s family in Ontario. We posed the question to each other: can you call up

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Low Carbon Couple

Our Reverse Resolutions for 2024

Dorothy and I woke up with this idea on New Year’s Eve morning, which we’re calling our Reverse Bucket List. We’re talking about things that we WON’T be doing in 2024, and in most cases NEVER again. Here’s my list to date. I resolve: NOT to cut the grass NOT

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You Are My Sunshine

We understand carbon inequality in the abstract for the most part. Yes, we understand that human-induced climate change is driving us to the brink.  Yes, we know that we in rural Nova Scotia enjoy “carbon privilege.”  We get it that we are sheltered from the climate impacts affecting the majority

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Going Electric

Here’s our latest story in our efforts to lighten our carbon footprint—and a great way to start the week! On Monday mornng March 27th, 2023 we took possession of “Evie,” our all-electric midnight black Mini Cooper at Mini Halifax on Kempt Road, and said goodbye after fourteen years to our

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Story Archive

CELEBRATE 5-Year Anniversary of HARP The People’s Press

On November 28, 2023, HARP The People’s Press (HEALING ARTS RECONCILING PEOPLE) celebrated its 5th anniversary at The Peoples’ Place Library in Antigonish, with the launch of its 25th publication—Grace Notes on Nursing by John Graham-Pole—and the unveiling of its new website, customized by This is Marketing:  www.tryhealingarts.ca   An exemplary healing arts cooperative birthed in

Read More ...

“Honourable Harvest” in Antigonish Harbour? Does it matter?

This blog takes up Robin Wall Kimmerer’s challenge in her “Honorable Harvest” chapter in Braiding Sweetgrass—to honour the ethic of reciprocity, investing in abundance for both eater and eaten.   On Jan. 6, 2024, the Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board (ARB) released its ruling in favour of the application from Town

Read More ...

Our Reverse Resolutions for 2024

Dorothy and I woke up with this idea on New Year’s Eve morning, which we’re calling our Reverse Bucket List. We’re talking about things that we WON’T be doing in 2024, and in most cases NEVER again. Here’s my list to date. I resolve: NOT to cut the grass NOT

Read More ...

Home as a Place of Healing

The festive season has John and me remembering the homes that we knew intimately as children. We no longer travel from our home in Nova Scotia to gatherings in family homes – not John’s family in England nor Dorothy’s family in Ontario. We posed the question to each other: can you call up

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