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The Importance of Self Care During the Holidays

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, that’s not the experience for many people during the holiday season.  There is often an increase in depressive feelings as time and money resources are drained [...]

December 12th, 2018|

Understanding Harm Reduction – CMHA Workshop

Are you looking to gain a greater understanding of harm reduction? Consider attending CHMA’s free workshop. This course will provide an understanding of what harm reduction is and how to implement this framework in your [...]

November 14th, 2018|

Stress Management: Using Self-Help Techniques for Dealing with Stress

Stress Management It may seem like there’s nothing you can do about stress. The bills won’t stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day, and your work and family responsibilities will always [...]

November 7th, 2018|

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed from your workload? Unsure of how to take a break without feeling guilty? Try combatting stress with relaxation techniques.Visit https://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/relaxation-techniques-for-stress-relief.htm for more information and step-by-step relaxation exercises.

October 10th, 2018|

Empower Me – Provided by StudentCare.ca

Are you aware of the campus mental health resources available to you? ACADSA health and dental plan members have access to Empower Me—a mental health and wellness service that seeks to contribute to a resilient [...]

September 26th, 2018|

Self-Care Starter Kit

Are you unsure of what it means to practice self-care? Maybe unsure of what will work for you? Check out Homewood Health’s Self-Care Starter Kit to set up your own personalized self-care kit! https://www.ucalgary.ca/wellbeing/files/wellbeing/self-care-starter-kit.pdf

September 19th, 2018|

Coping with Current Events

As our world becomes more connected, we are being exposed to more news than ever before. The never-ending stream of news can have a huge impact on our mood, sense of control and overall wellbeing. [...]

July 31st, 2018|

7 Simple Summer Health Benefits from evolvingwellness.com

The sun and the warmth call us outside. This type of weather opens the doors to countless ways of being active, while enjoying the great outdoors. From walks and jogs, to hikes, bike rides, swimming, [...]

July 18th, 2018|

4 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer

Keep cool this summer and stay hydrated! For tips and tricks on how to create healthy hydration habits check out the following article: https://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/johannah-sakimura-nutrition-sleuth/simple-ways-stay-hydrated-this-summer/

June 14th, 2018|

Empower Me (App) – Provided by StudentCare.ca

Empower Me - Mental Health Resources (available as of Sept. 1, 2017) powered by Aspiria Provided through your ACADSA Health + Dental Plan 24/7 accessible counselling services to empower you to thrive In today’s challenging [...]

February 1st, 2018|