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Restoring Healthy Habits When You’re Burned Out
It is hard to stay focused, motivated, or encouraged to look after yourself when you are feeling burnt out. Healthy habits that you have worked hard building u...
Helping Your Loved One Lift the Stigma of Mental Illness
Overcoming the stigmaIllnesses have a ripple effect - reaching beyond one individual to touch their family members, friends, and co-workers. Mental illnesses...
This Mental Illness Awareness Week, Keith Lyon shares his incredible journey with schizophrenia
Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help Canadians across the country understand the reality of me...
Coping with the after effects of a traumatic event
Experiencing a traumatic event may trigger strong emotional reactions. While these feelings are normal, they can still be demanding and draining. Keep in mind t...
Building Your Self-Care Action Plan
Self-care is a term we are all becoming more familiar with—but what is it, really? We may associate self-care with things like spa treatments or yoga. While t...
Understanding and avoiding burnout
Burnout is commonly understood as a stress condition brought on by being involved in an intense situation for a long period of time without enough rest and recr...
Keeping anxiety in check in the face of uncertainty
Hardly a day goes by without alarming news about natural disasters, terrorism, political strife at home and abroad, economic threats and violence. If that wasn'...