Never before has mental health been as front and centre as it is in 2018, however, for many who haven’t previously considered focusing on their mental health and well-being, it can be difficult to Read More
Health and Wellness
7 Steps to help boost self-esteem
Self-esteem is our personal, emotional evaluation of our own self-worth. It contributes to how we feel about ourselves and the lives we have created. No one factor causes low self-esteem; rather it is Read More
Weight bias: What is it and how can we overcome it?
WHAT IS WEIGHT BIAS? As much as we have labelled various forms of discrimination – racism, sexism, and classism, to name a few – completely unacceptable, the stigmatization of those who are Read More
6 Ways to start getting a better night’s sleep
Getting enough sleep is integral to our health and well-being, both physically and mentally. Yet many people struggle with both the quality and quantity of their sleep. While there are medications to Read More
Values Clarification: What is it and how can it help you lead the life you want?
Values; we all have them, but how often do we talk about them, or consider the role they play in our lives? Values can be defined as, “verbally constructed, global, desired, and chosen life Read More
February is Psychology Month!
February is Psychology Month and in honour of that, we thought we’d put together a little piece to answer some common questions and misconceptions about psychologists and the practice of Read More
Why New Year’s resolutions don’t work and what you can do about it
‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. Have you made yours? If so, how is it going so far? Are you sticking to your resolutions or have they already gone out the window? If your answer is the Read More
7 Tips for a happy holiday season
We all say “happy holidays”, but how often to we actually mean it? Happy isn’t always the first state of being that comes to mind when you think holidays, and the inevitable stressors that accompany Read More
6 Tips for building a work-life balance
Achieving a balance between your work life and personal life isn’t easy. We often have to compromise something or other in order to make everything fit into the 24 hours that each day affords us. That Read More
6 Back to School Dos and Don’ts
Whether you’re actually headed back to school, have kids that are headed back to school, or are just getting back to a regular work routine after summer, here are some dos and don’ts for a smooth Read More