How to fight for joy
On a regular day, joy can be hard to find. Throw in a global pandemic, social injustice, and economic uncertainty, and "finding your joy" can seem downright impossible.
So what do you do when joy seems like a distant memory?
You fight for it.
Today on Now or Never, meet people who are digging deep through grief, loss, oppression, illness and uncertainty, to find their joy.
- Sara Neufeld and Kim Crass are two Winnipeg teachers determined to make sure that play and fun can still be found in their kindergarten classrooms, amidst the new COVID regulations.
- Indigenous activist Michael Redhead Champagne shares the secret to finding joy and purpose in tragic moments.
- CALLING ALL JOYS! People named Joy tell us about the burden and the gift in being named after an emotion, including some perspective from 101-year-old Joy Saunders of Lunenberg, NS.
- After a seven year struggle with infertility, Morwenna Trevenen and Kyle Collins fight toxic positivity, and find small moments of silliness, as they take one last shot at an embryo transfer.
- For Bee Quammie, big hair, bold prints, and a good heel are the keys to unlocking moments of joy in quarantine life.
- Funeral director Richard Rosin has just the instrument to cut through the darkness of dealing with death.