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Anxiety Tips from CMHA

We all feel nervous or worried at times. This anxiety can be a helpful feeling when it motivates us or warns us of danger. An anxiety disorder, on the other hand, causes unexpected or unhelpful [...]

April 3rd, 2019|

5 Tips for Being a Good Ally

Do you have people in your life who you want to support, but feel unsure of where to start? Here are a few useful tips for making sure you’re acting as an ally- and not [...]

March 20th, 2019|

Seasonal Affective Disorder Tips from NHS

Beating the winter blues Winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is thought to be common. It can affect people of any age, including children.According to Sue Pavlovich of the Seasonal Affective Disorder Association (SADA), these 10 [...]

February 20th, 2019|

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|

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|

‘Challenging Procrastination’ Workshop – From CMHA

Some people find it hard to get tasks started. When a task is set, you may think you have lots of time, so you forget it for a while, until it becomes urgent. When you [...]

October 17th, 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|

Mental Health Meter

How familiar are you with your own mental health? Check out Canadian Mental Health Association’s mental health meter to gain a greater understanding of where your mental health is at: https://cmha.ca/mental-health-meter “Assessing our mental health [...]

September 5th, 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|