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Lifestyle Mental Health Nature

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.

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Action Mental Health Stories

Addiction, mental illness, and hope

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.

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Arts Mental Health Wellness

Post-secondary peer support: Meeting students where they are at

Peer support can prompt conversations that may never happen otherwise and help to reduce the stigma around mental health. It can also save lives.

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Mental Health

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.

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Arts Mental Health

A new look at an old story

The stunning images illustrator, artist and designer Angela Fournier created about addictions convey wisdom beyond her years.

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Mental Health Wellness

Reclaiming our love of food and ourselves

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.

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Lessons Mental Health

Nursing students share stories of substance use disorders

Nursing students tell their stories of addictions and develop the art of caring in the process.

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Mental Health People Wellness

Knowing our strengths helps us show up in the best way possible

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

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Mental Health People Wisdom

Dr. Joti Samra shares how less can definitely be more

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.

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Mental Health People Wellness Wisdom

Mary Ann Baynton on being open to whatever work and life throw our way

Workplace relations specialist Mary Ann Baynton shares many insights including how setbacks may actually be opportunities in disguise.

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Mental Health

Recognizing our own heroes on International Women’s Day #IWD 2019

“It isn’t enough that she sweat, labored, bore her daughters howling or under total anesthesia or both. No. She must be responsible for our psychic weaknesses the rest of her life. It is alright to feel kinship with your father, to forgive. We all know that. But your mother is held to a standard so exacting that it has no principles.” – Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum.

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Mental Health

Shining a light on the need to talk about mental health

“You thought you’d be watching a sunset and all of a sudden you’re dropped in the middle of the ocean and you’re swimming for your life.” – Suicide survivor

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Mental Health

New book looks at the evolution of workplace mental health in Canada

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

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Mental Health

Let’s talk…about mental health and well-being

We all have stories to share about mental health and well-being. Let’s start the conversation. #BellLetsTalk

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Mental Health

Help is now available for building stronger leaders and teams

If you lead a team or are part of a work group that could use some great team building skills, this is the book for you!

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Lessons Mental Health Stories Wellness Wisdom Writing

Change is good…even when it hurts

Change is good. But sometimes it can be tinged with a gentle ache that perseveres even as we tell ourselves that the changes are all part of the natural progression of our lives.