• Speaking Up Against Stigma Starting at Home

    In this month’s Healthy Living Guide we are featuring two East Coast artists who have taken up the fight against the stigma of mental illness and are offering support and solutions in their own communities. Amelia Curran became a mental health advocate after recognizing the struggling support systems in her

  • Dream Big. Start Small. Make Changes One Day at a Time.

    Have you ever sat down, taken stock and decided to change a whole host of things about your life? Did you get overwhelmed quickly and sink back into your old, comfortable patterns? You’re not alone. We all have good habits we’d like to adopt, or bad ones we want to

  • How To Speak To Someone In Crisis

    It can be difficult to know where to begin when someone you care about is in crisis. Here are some things to keep in mind when supporting someone through a difficult time. Connect With Them People in the throws of a crisis often feel alienated and withdraw from friends and

  • How’s Your Hearing Health?

    What do Phil Collins, Ozzy Osbourne and will.i.am have in common? They have all struggled with hearing health. Hearing is an essential tool for not just for musicians, but for all of us in this industry. The frequent, prolonged exposure to the loud volume of concerts and crowds puts music

  • What Happens When You Call The Unison Assistance Hotline?

    Since it’s inception Unison has been offering a toll-free number where Canadian music professionals and their immediate family members can access professional, confidential counselling and health and wellness support. If you’re feeling nervous about calling, that’s okay. It can be scary to pick up the phone and ask for help

  • Just A Case Of The Blues?

    Have you been down in the dumps for a while? How to know when it’s time to ask for help. Feelings of sadness and dejection come and go, but if your low mood persists for more than two weeks and affects your ability to manage important relationships or function at

  • You Can Quit Smoking. We Can Help.

    Giving up smoking is like bidding farewell to an old friend. You’ll have to face not only the physical and social withdrawal of quitting, but you’ll also be making a large transition in your everyday life and your regular encounters with others. If you are tackling quitting right now, or

  • Avoid A Holiday Budget Crunch

    The Christmas music began before the last of the Halloween candy was snatched up and – whether you love it or hate it – you’ll feel the drive soon enough to wear out your credit cards and use up every last pay cheque on gifts, wrapping, décor and food! Your

  • Technology That Makes A Difference

    Set Goals and Stay Motivated You’ve probably seen wearable tech in the news a lot lately, but did you know that through Unison’s Assistance Program, you could receive your own fitness device as well as personal fitness coaching sessions to help you reach your goals – for free? Fitbits are