After COVID-19 What will be different? What will we have learned? How might we do better? I turned to the young in years and the young at heart for answers.
I live and work remotely; the latter for most of my career. I thought I would share some of the things I have always done to thrive in times when I’ve felt isolated. Due to my lifestyle, I am more removed from COVID-19 than most people. But this hasn’t stopped me from worrying constantly about […]
Nature as a cure
Most of us already know that time in nature is good for us. But do we really know just how good? I spoke with Dr. Joti Samra, R. Psych, who is a national thought leader on mental health.
Even with all that’s been accomplished by campaigns like Bell Let’s Talk, many people don’t understand that addiction is also a mental illness.
I’ve participated in marketing guru, speaker, and author Chris Brogan’s #my3words a few times, but this year I’ll be doing so with more intention.
Pushing through the blocks to blogging
So maybe…you’re ready to get blogging? Or, maybe you know you need some help. You’ll find it here.
Peer support can prompt conversations that may never happen otherwise and help to reduce the stigma around mental health. It can also save lives.
World Suicide Prevention Day
Take some time today, World Suicide Prevention Day, to learn more about suicide and to honour those who have been affected.
Niki Taylor, a new teacher, shares her refreshing perspectives about seeking empathy, equality and community in the education system.
A Tale of Two Acting Students
Stepheny Hunter and Peter Sarty, both Halifax based actors and recent graduates from the Fountain School of Performing Arts at Dalhousie University, exhibit bravery, brilliance and a heap of resilience as they pursue their acting careers,
A new look at an old story
The stunning images illustrator, artist and designer Angela Fournier created about addictions convey wisdom beyond her years.
World Eating Disorders Action Day helps us understand that for many, issues with food and eating go way beyond how we look to the world.
Nursing students tell their stories of addictions and develop the art of caring in the process.
Aligning our strengths and values, which occurs naturally, helps to give our lives more meaning, enabling us to do things in a better way, take better care of ourselves, and have a higher degree of life satisfaction
Food has been on my mind a lot lately
To heck with those New Year’s Resolutions! I’m making tacos…and celebrating the rich food traditions of family.
As a psychologist, Dr. Joti Samra sees the problematic side of over consumption, including its detrimental affects on our health. Less can definitely be more.