Presented below is a complete list of my work on Medium

Painted healthcare worker themed rocks wearing face masks, against backdrop of forget-me-not flowers.
Painted healthcare worker themed rocks wearing face masks, against backdrop of forget-me-not flowers.
Rocks painted and photographed by the author, Gill McCulloch

Story Categories (see full index below)

Personal Stories


What I learned about poverty while participating in the Welfare Food Challenge

Three Canadian dollar coins resting in the palm of an adult’s hand
Three Canadian dollar coins resting in the palm of an adult’s hand
Image by the author

$18.00 a week is less than $3.00 a day. Could you live on that?


A poem

Young couple standing on a sandy beach, taking selfies against a sunset background.
Young couple standing on a sandy beach, taking selfies against a sunset background.
Photo by ROMAN ODINTSOV from Pexels


Poetry

A fountain in the middle of a lake against a backdrop of trees and blue sky.
A fountain in the middle of a lake against a backdrop of trees and blue sky.
Image by author, Gill McCulloch. Lafarge Lake, Coquitlam, BC, Canada


While experts work on long-term solutions to the opioid epidemic, the rest of us can take action now to save lives.

Sideview outline of a person’s head. The head is full of different coloured pills. A hand is feeding the person a spoonful of pills.
Sideview outline of a person’s head. The head is full of different coloured pills. A hand is feeding the person a spoonful of pills.
Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay


A personal account of accompanying a loved one on her end-of-life journey

Marguerite daisies growing in a field against a sunset backdrop
Marguerite daisies growing in a field against a sunset backdrop
Photo by Pien Muller on Unsplash

We don’t choose to be born, but we should have the right to decide to die.


Also, it was fun!

A row of sunflowers growing in the sunshine against a background of blue sky.
A row of sunflowers growing in the sunshine against a background of blue sky.
Image by Katie Smith on Unsplash


LEADERSHIP

Gems of wisdom from the ever-inspiring Michelle Obama

Woman wears navy sweatshirt with words “Empower Like Michelle”. She carries Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” under her arm.
Woman wears navy sweatshirt with words “Empower Like Michelle”. She carries Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” under her arm.
Photo by Alex Nemo Hanse on Unsplash


Children are the key to our future — let’s lift them up

Young girl wearing pink, summer dress and dreamy expression, sitting in a meadow watching soap bubbles
Young girl wearing pink, summer dress and dreamy expression, sitting in a meadow watching soap bubbles
Image by Adina Voicu from Pixabay

Gill McCulloch

I write about meaningful experiences, life learnings, medical issues, odd occurrences, fictional imaginings and situations that make me laugh. learnfirstaid.ca

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