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Category Archives: blog

Sweat Now, Shine Later

Posted on: Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Are you trying to find new ways of taking care of yourself and your mental health? Or perhaps slightly bored during COVID-19? Exercise is a very useful way to alleviate any stress and pass the time!   Exercising has many benefits for both physical and mental health. In general, exercise has been proven to help […]


Compassion Fatigue Among Nurses

Posted on: Monday, May 18th, 2020

It was previously National Nursing Week in Canada and it is important to acknowledge the hard work that nurses do, especially right now. Nurses and other health care professionals are working diligently to help people stay healthy and safe during these difficult circumstances. As their work is very important, they can put themselves through a […]


How to Help your Children during COVID-19

Posted on: Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

COVID-19 has made tremendous impacts on the lives of Canadians and others around the world in a variety of different ways. Children and youth have been directly impacted and they are facing major change and grief during this time. They are adjusting to the change of not going to school and pursuing it online, extra-curricular […]


Conflict Management for Couples During COVID-19

Posted on: Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Many couples may experience conflict during the COVID-19 pandemic/lockdown for a variety of reasons. Fights may be the result of spending more time together due to working from home or isolating, altered emotions due to work stresses, loss and grief due to changed lifestyle, stress of caring for elderly parents, inability to HUG those we […]


Protecting your Mental Health During COVID-19

Posted on: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Have you been worried or apprehensive about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic? You are certainly not alone. With World Health Day being April 7th, we want to help you keep your health, and specifically mental health, strong.   The constant news about this pandemic has been very overwhelming and disturbing to everyone across the […]


11+One Habits to Maintain your Mental Health in a COVID-19 World

Posted on: Saturday, March 21st, 2020

The world has already changed, at least our personal world has, a lot is different for us and our family. Many of us are now working from home and are having to share the same kitchen table with the kids doing their homework or the crafts that we made up for them last night while […]


Stand Together to Fight for Women’s Rights

Posted on: Saturday, March 7th, 2020

In recognition of International Women’s Day, it is important to take note of the inequality occurring in society; this includes the inequality in payment at work for women.    It is estimated that women earn $0.77 for every $1 that is earned by men for the same jobs. This may not seem significant, but it […]


Combat the Mental Health Barriers for Black Canadians

Posted on: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

It’s Black History Month and it is time to recognize the lives of Black Canadians and their resiliency. According to a study, African Americans are 10% more likely to be diagnosed with a mental illness and/or experience mental health issues. And why is this significant? The reason is that every individual deserves to have their […]


The Importance of Appreciating Teachers

Posted on: Saturday, February 8th, 2020

Teachers play a very important role in society, communities, and more importantly on children and youth that they are surrounded with. Their role in the community is a very challenging and draining one, as they have the responsibility of helping youth learn, develop, and transition into their new generation. Teachers make positive impacts on their […]


Enjoy Valentine’s Day—without the Dread and Anxiety

Posted on: Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it, people experience many mixed emotions regardless of whether or not they are in a relationship. It is common for people to feel sad, anxious, and/or lonely for a variety of reasons in the lead up to Valentine’s Day. Maybe you are single or in a relationship that […]