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Silver Linings – An Online Author Reading with Janice Landry

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ADT

All are welcome to drop by and join us for an author reading with Janice Landry – from the comfort of your own home! The author reading will be shared online, as a virtual event – that you can also call in by phone to participate. Hope you can join us!

ZOOM in online – Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92258049530?pwd=OGpNOTlnNDNHT1Q1QjYzY2tIRWd5Zz09

Call in by phone (toll-free) – 1(800) 974-5902 , Conference ID: 6217271

“Silver Linings: Stories of Gratitude, Resiliency and Growth Through Adversity” is the final book to be offered in the 5-week series of newly published books as eBooks – featuring local authors and publishers during the 2020 #ReadAtlantic program, sponsored by Nova Scotia Provincial Library, NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, and the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association (APMA). Starting April 16, each week on Thursdays – a new locally published eBook will be available for unlimited downloads through our online Overdrive collection, https://novascotia.overdrive.com/ (No wait lists!)

If you have any comments, and questions to be shared with Janice – please email them (in advance) to Ellie, at ‘stellarton@parl.ns.ca’ . Thank you!

About the book:

Silver Linings: Stories of Gratitude, Resiliency and Growth Through Adversity

In Silver Linings, Janice Landry asks, “What are you the most grateful for?” to fifteen inspiring Canadians from five provinces and two esteemed guests from the United States. One of seventeen is Dr. Robert Emmons, considered to be the world’s pre-eminent expert in the study of gratitude.

Gratitude and resiliency are key cornerstones in the field of mental health. Science-based evidence, discussed by Dr. Emmons and others, underlines the importance of developing and practicing gratitude.

Let’s face it: it’s easy to be grateful when things are running smoothly. The people in Silver Linings have discovered that gifts may actually emerge from life’s toughest challenges.

About the Author:

Janice Landry is an award-winning writer and journalist whose non-fiction work primarily focuses on mental health and wellness.

Landry started writing books to honour her late father, Capt. Basil (Baz) Landry M.B., of the former Halifax Fire Department, now Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE). HRFE is the oldest fire service in Canada. Capt. Landry was awarded the Medal of Bravery by the Canadian government, in 1980, for his part in rescuing an eight-week-old baby from a horrific 1978 Halifax house fire.

Most of Landry’s books include multiple interviews with Canadian first responders, emergency personnel, and their loved ones – as she advocates nationally for better support, education, and pre-emptive training for people across agencies, backgrounds, and careers, who work around trauma.

She has recently completed her fifth book (2019) which focuses on two key cornerstones in mental health and wellness: gratitude and resiliency. That book, “Silver Linings,” is lovingly dedicated to her late mother, Theresa Landry, and friend, Audrey J. Parker, who both died while Landry was working on the project.

“Silver Linings” includes an interview with the person considered to be the world’s preeminent expert and researcher in the field of gratitude, Dr. Robert Emmons, of the University of California – Davis.

Landry freelances under Groundhog Productions. She is a proud graduate (BJ Hons. Distinction) of the University of King’s College, Halifax. Landry spent five months landing the interview with Dr. Emmons in order to honour her late journalism professor, Ian Wiseman, who taught at King’s.

For more information about Janice, and her books (and many other projects!) please visit her website, https://www.janicelandry.ca/ .

Details

Date:
May 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ADT
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Website:
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Venue

The People’s Place: Antigonish Town and County Library
283 Main Street
Antigonish, B2G 2C3 CA
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