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Test anxiety and how to cope with it

Posted on: Sunday, November 28th, 2021 under blog

  You paid attention in class, took thorough notes, read every chapter, and even stayed after class to study, so you should ace that huge exam, right? Well… unfortunately this isn’t always the case. The day of the exam comes, you get so tense that you forget the answers to even the most basic questions. […]


Diabetes and Mental Health – Is there a link between the two?

Posted on: Sunday, November 14th, 2021 under blog

    You may have heard people say that our physical health can affect our mental health, and vice versa. Well this is true, and a good example of this is the link between diabetes and mental health. With World Diabetes Day taking place this month on November 14, it is the perfect opportunity to […]


Seasonal Depression

Posted on: Saturday, October 30th, 2021 under blog

  Say hello to wet shoes, gloomy skies, and cold noses!   Have you ever noticed how much better you feel when the sun shines on your face? As winter approaches and seasons change, you or someone you know may experience mood changes and symptoms similar to depression. If the winter months are getting you […]


Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted on: Sunday, October 17th, 2021 under blog

  October is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Canada, committed to spreading awareness about the prevention of child abuse. According to the Canadian Red Cross, child abuse is defined as any type of physical, emotional, and/or sexual mistreatment or neglect of a child or youth that results in injury or emotional harm. Examples of emotional […]


Mental Illness Awareness Week

Posted on: Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 under blog

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 people in Canada personally experience a mental health problem or illness every year, and by the age of 40, approximately 50% of Canadians have or have had a mental illness. However, all Canadians are affected by mental illness at some point in their lives, whether […]


Back to School Anxiety

Posted on: Sunday, September 5th, 2021 under blog

As summer comes to an end, returning back to school can be an exciting but stressful time for many students, whether it be elementary children or university students. However, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, kids and parents are more anxious than ever for classes this fall. “Kids are just really used to being home with […]


Celebrating Pride Year Round

Posted on: Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 under blog

For years now the month of June has been marked as Pride month. Pride month represents a period to celebrate and show support for the LGBTQ+ community. June is a month that specific spaces are created for LGBTQ+ pride and can be celebrated and supported. Unfortunately these spaces do not exist consistently throughout the year […]


Father’s Day and Men’s Mental Health

Posted on: Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 under blog

Father’s day is approaching this weekend on June 20th. As it arrives it is a great time to reflect on the significant men and father figures in our lives. The role that fathers have in an individual’s life can be very significant and embodied by many individuals, not just a biological father. Just like anyone […]


Mental Health For Men and Women

Posted on: Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 under blog

Mental Health is something that anyone can struggle with at some point in their life. Each person may experience mental health problems in an area. Men and women are often highlighted as having a certain type of mental health struggle due to their gender. Issues such as aggression, addiction and anger are often associated with […]


Mother’s Day

Posted on: Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 under blog

As Mothers Day approaches it is important to take time to reflect on the motherly figures in our lives. Mother’s day is a highly celebrated day to show our appreciation and graciousness for mom. Motherhood is an influential and significant part of many individuals’ identities and lifestyles. Motherhood does not have one mould either but […]