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Tips for Breaking the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

By |2022-10-27T20:48:55+02:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

Stigma Surrounding Mental Health Over half of individuals with mental illness do not receive help for their disorders. Due to the stigma surrounding mental illness, many people avoid seeking treatment out of fear of discrimination or judgment. Researchers have identified three different types of stigmas: public, self, and institutional. Public [...]

Healing from Bullying

By |2022-10-20T18:44:01+02:00October 20th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

What is bullying? Bullying doesn’t have a legal definition.  One common way of defining bullying is as repeated behaviour intended to hurt someone emotionally or physically. The acronym STOP (several times on purpose) is sometimes used to determine what counts as bullying. Bullying tends to involve the misuse of power, where power doesn’t [...]

Simple Hacks for Better Sleep

By |2022-10-03T19:57:48+02:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Wellness|

No matter how much we want to cram into each day, there’s no getting away from the necessity of sleep. Sleep is as essential to our well-being as diet and exercise are, it might be even more important since when we don’t sleep well we make poor food choices and don’t workout as much. [...]

Tips to Support Seasonal Mood Changes

By |2022-09-19T15:50:31+02:00September 14th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Wellness|

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more informally referred to as Seasonal Depression or Winter Blues, involves depression related to seasonal changes. SAD begins and ends around the same time each year. Most typically SAD symptoms begin in the fall and resolve in the springtime. Occasionally SAD may cause depression [...]

Understanding the Mind-Body Connection

By |2022-09-02T13:10:16+02:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

Have you ever experienced emotions combined with physical symptoms?  You may be experiencing what is known as mind-body connection!  In this article, we are going to explore what exactly mind-body connection is, ways to get in tune with our mind-body connection, and strategies to improve the connection! What is the Mind Body Connection? Mind-body [...]

Tools for Coping With Anger

By |2022-10-02T21:08:49+02:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Anger Management, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Wellness|

TW: If you or someone you know is experiencing violent thoughts or actions due to anger, please stop and connect with these help now resources. Anger can emerge in many forms: from the slow buildup of upsetting situations to a sudden, unexpected event.  Anger is usually considered an unpleasant experience and can be particularly [...]

The Psychology Behind Affirmations

By |2022-09-02T13:19:38+02:00August 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

Have you ever heard of or tried the practice of affirmations?  Affirmations, or to affirm oneself through positive statements, is becoming an increasingly popular action in people’s self-care routines.  In addition, affirmations can help counter negative emotional experiences, such as self-doubt and anxiety. But why are affirmations so popular?  For some, on a surface [...]

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome at Work

By |2022-10-02T21:07:44+02:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

What is Imposter Syndrome? Do you feel like you landed your promotion at work due to luck rather than skill?  Or that at any moment your boss is going to discover that you’re a fraud?  If so, then you’re not alone. This common experience, first brought to light in 1978, is called Imposter Syndrome and [...]

Simple Summer Practices for Self-Care

By |2022-06-20T19:39:45+02:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Stress, Wellness|

The weather is warming, the days are longer…yep!  It is summer again!  How does the Summer make you feel?  With the change in season comes new opportunities to practice self-care.  From capitalizing on daylight to taking stock of seasonal produce, we have you covered! In this article, we will discuss self-care strategies that are specific [...]

10 Reasons to Try CBT

By |2022-09-02T13:42:55+02:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Wellness|

Perhaps you have heard about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as CBT.  Have you ever wondered what makes CBT unique compared to other types of therapies that are offered?  If so, you are in the right place!  In this article we are going to explore the different components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. #1 CBT [...]

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