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Tag Archives: stress

Self Care As An Everyday Practice

Posted on: Monday, July 20th, 2020 under blog

Self-care can be described as a check-in with ourselves and taking care of oneself in ways your body and mind need. Self-care is something we do not always prioritize in our daily lives. Taking time for ourselves can seem impossible, especially with work, school, relationships, and children in the mix. Self-care is not just taking […]


Discrimination and its Impacts on Mental Health

Posted on: Saturday, June 27th, 2020 under blog

The month of June has had some powerful and meaningful events including the continuation of the Black Lives Matter movement and the celebration of Pride among LGBTQ+ communities. Although these events are celebrating the lives of the people among these groups and working towards change, it is important to be aware and understand how discrimination […]


Sweat Now, Shine Later

Posted on: Saturday, May 30th, 2020 under blog

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 […]


How to Help your Children during COVID-19

Posted on: Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 under blog

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 […]


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

Posted on: Saturday, March 21st, 2020 under blog

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 […]


Don’t Mask Your Mental Health Struggles

Posted on: Saturday, October 26th, 2019 under blog

Halloween is a time to dress up, have fun, and put on a false persona in the spirit of the season; but don’t mask your mental health! While the theme of mystery, darkness, tricks and treats can be fun for some, it can have a traumatic effect on those with depression or seasonal affective disorders.  […]


Mental Health is Something to be Thankful for

Posted on: Saturday, October 12th, 2019 under blog

Thanksgiving is a time when people typically spend time with loved ones. But it may be hard for someone to think of reasons to be thankful, chipper or inviting over the Thanksgiving season when they are struggling with mental illness or grieving the loss of a loved one. So what can you do if you […]


Anxiety and Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: Saturday, September 28th, 2019 under blog

Worried that you or a loved one has anxiety?   Anxiety Disorder is on the rise for a leading cause of death. And with Mental Illness Awareness week being this week, and Mental Health Day on October 10th, it’s an especially important time to discuss mental health issues, with the focus of this blog being […]


Teen Suicide Awareness

Posted on: Saturday, September 14th, 2019 under blog

The topic of mental health is especially important this week with World Suicide Prevention Day having occurred on September 10th. The back to school season can take a mental toll on youth due to social and academic pressures, along with other stressors that you can read more about below.     Close to 800,000 people die […]


Canada’s Growing Opioid Epidemic

Posted on: Monday, April 29th, 2019 under blog

You may have heard of Canada’s growing opioid crisis and the measures being taken to combat this epidemic. More than 9000 people have lost their lives to the opioid crisis in two years in Canada alone. The most common opioids are drugs such as fentanyl, oxycodone, and morphine. Doctors often prescribe these drugs to help […]