3 Positive Parenting Tips We’ve Learned In 2020

by Rob Stanley If there has ever been a year to integrate positive parenting tips, it’s been this one, a year that left a lot of parents facing situations they never would have dreamed of dealing with. Who could have imagined back in January Continue Reading

Bit of a Christmas Grinch This Year? How to Handle Festive Fury

By Andrea Blundell Do the holidays make you miserable? Known to get a bit, well… snappy? Being a Christmas grinch happens. And it can even be a positive if you know how to handle it. I hate Christmas Cut yourself some slack. It’s perfectly okay to Continue Reading

8 Proven Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence

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Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships | Joanne Davila | TEDxSBU

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Overwhelmed by Gratitude for Your Teacher

I talk a fair amount about the spiritual student-teacher relationship because it is so unique. There are few other relationships that are comparable to it. Oftentimes, I discuss the qualities of love and hate that the student feels towards their Continue Reading

Nostalgia – is Missing the Past Good or Bad for You?

Often think about your past? Or wish you could go back in time and have the life you had? Or the world we all once had before the coronavirus pandemic? Nostalgia has direct implications on our mental health. What is nostalgia? Nostalgia is a longing Continue Reading

How to Reach out To Someone Struggling This Holiday (And Not Make Things Worse)

by Andrea Blundell It’s been a tough year, to say the least, with more anxiety and depression going around than usual thanks to the pandemic. And perhaps you want to reach out to someone whose mental health you are worried about this holiday season.  Continue Reading

A day-in-the-life of depression

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SELF IMPROVEMENT – Must Hear *important* Inspirational Speech

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3 Questions to Ask Someone Fighting to Live

Death is part of this world.It's not a topic I discuss too much on this blog because I'm largely trying to help people learn how to live from the space of freedom before death comes a-knocking. But sometimes, death comes before that. Continue Reading

Midlife Crisis, Depression, or Anxiety? How to Tell the Difference

By Andrea Blundell Somewhere between aged 40 to 60 and not been feeling yourself? Uncertain if it’s a midlife crisis, anxiety, or depression? Midlife and mood disorders A midlife crisis is a standalone issue, as are depression and anxiety. But they Continue Reading

Can’t See Family this Covid Christmas? Surviving Being Homesick or Alone

Yes, some people are celebrating the ‘Covid Christmas window’ that means they can be with their entire family. But for others of us, who have family overseas, wary or vulnerable family members, or just coronavirus anxiety ourselves, Continue Reading

What They Don't Tell You About Mental Illness | Elizabeth Medina | TEDxSpeedwayPlaza

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Community Services Example Counselling Role Play

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Update on 2020 Winter Break Donations

Thanks to everyone who has donated to help support my annual winter break. Thus far, 31 people have donated nearly $1900!Thank you all!That means we're only $100 away from my goal of $2,000 to cover the week and a half break I'll be taking from Continue Reading

Psychological Flexibility – What it Is and Why You Need It

by Andrea Blundell Psychological flexibility is arguably a fundamental aspect of good mental health. But what is it exactly, and how can you have more of it? What is psychological flexibility? “A healthy person is someone who can manage Continue Reading

10 Habits That Lead to Low Moods (and are Easy to Overlook)

Do low moods seem to descend out of the blue? And you tell yourself it’s just ‘one of those things’? Mild depression can actually be the result of consistent habits we convince ourselves are no big deal. Habits that lead to low Continue Reading

How to Overcome Anxiety & Improve Resilience [Acceptance & Commitment Therapy]

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5 Secrets To BOOST Your Confidence | How To Be MORE Confident TODAY!

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When the Spiritual Path REALLY Hits You

There are moments when what the spiritual path really Is hits you. I'm not talking about any initial spiritual shift. The initial shifts typically show us rather obvious personal issues that we've been ignoring. In the more enjoyable initial Continue Reading

Erikson Theory – Are You a Success at the ‘Stages of Life’?

Are you on track in life, or do you have a sense you are less together than others around you? Not sure where it all went wrong? It can help to learn Erikson Theory. What is Erikson Theory? “Erikson Theory” is a set of eight stages of psychosocial Continue Reading

Oversharing Syndrome – the Truth About Too Much Info

by Andrea Blundell Oversharing can feel good in the moment, but can have not so great consequences. So why do we keep doing it? Compulsive vs intentional oversharing Yes, we can all purposely overshare when we are outraged or upset, and want people Continue Reading

Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Depression

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Re-train Your Brain With Self-Care | Dima Abou Chaaban | TEDxUNBSaintJohn

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