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Bisexual Visibility Day

Posted on: Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 under blog

On September 23, we celebrate Bisexual people and bring bisexuality to light, which is the ‘B’ of the LGBTQ+ acronym. Bisexuality can be defined as a person who is attracted (physically and/or emotionally) to people of the same or different genders. Bisexual people do not necessarily have an equal attraction to men and women or […]


What to Keep in Mind on Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 under blog

Overdose Awareness Day was on August 31, 2020, and is an important topic we all should be made aware of. On average, since 2016,  3850 people have died from overdoses in Canada per year. Understanding individuals who struggle with substance use disorder, addiction, and drug use are not something we commonly think about, especially now […]


Feeling Hopeless Amidst World Crises

Posted on: Monday, August 17th, 2020 under blog

In our current world, we are connected online and have access to news and images of what is happening across the globe. Being able to connect with others around the world is an incredible feat, but when a crisis occurs, some can feel hopeless, out of reach, and can be affected by what others are […]


Toxic Positivity

Posted on: Monday, August 3rd, 2020 under blog

It may seem contradictory that positivity can be used in a negative way. However, pitching positivity and promoting a constant ‘positive outlook’ can be overused to a point where it becomes toxic. When we pretend our feelings are not there or pretend we are fine when we are not, we are denying our own internal […]


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 […]


Stand Together to Fight for Women’s Rights

Posted on: Saturday, March 7th, 2020 under blog

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 […]


Enjoy Valentine’s Day—without the Dread and Anxiety

Posted on: Saturday, February 1st, 2020 under blog

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 […]


How Long Can You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year?

Posted on: Saturday, January 4th, 2020 under blog

‘Tis the season for new years resolutions, which means the season of breaking new years resolutions will be upon us. Goal setting is a great way to enhance someone’s overall quality of life, but it is a somewhat formulated process that is easy to follow in order to properly make New Year’s resolutions and to […]


Experiencing Some Financial Stress This Holiday?

Posted on: Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 under blog

The well-awaited winter holidays are here: time with friends and family, partaking in festivities, and of course, gift shopping. Some can find this an easy extension to their holiday to-do list, others may find it stressful as they don’t know what to buy for their friends and family, and other times – they are spending […]