Tag Archives: Kate Baggott

A love-driven model of suicide prevention

Kate Baggott St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada   Burgoyne Bridge reconstruction – Cranes mid bridge. Photo by Matt Clare. Taken 2016. CC BY 2.0. The suicide barrier on the Bloor Street Viaduct in Toronto is called the Luminous Veil. The beauty of the title is that it is intentional and intelligent. Construction of the barrier started […]

How to treat a broken heart: an instruction guide

Kate Baggott Ontario, Canada   Human beings are callous creatures. We pursue our own agendas, desires, and happiness at the expense of those who would love us. We have all done it. We have all disputed the purity of another’s love. We have all had our hearts broken in turn. We all know this state; […]

A difficult diagnosis: humor – how we laugh at doctors

Kate Baggott St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada   Photography by Oliver Gouldthorpe “To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it,”1 silent film star Charlie Chaplin wrote in his autobiography. Chaplin’s words do not exactly connect the funny bone to the humerus, and the anatomy of comedy has never been […]