Advice for parents during COVID-19

This article features common questions about parenting during COVID-19, including information to keep children physically and mentally healthy

How to curb anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

Whether you’re experiencing extreme anxiety or moderate levels that are normal, here are some strategies that can help you manage those anxious feelings.

The health benefits of gratitude

The simple task of acknowledging what we have to be grateful for offers a surprising number of health benefits, but it doesn’t come naturally to all of us.

6 tips for managing holiday loneliness

The holiday season is often synonymous with spending extra time with friends, family and coworkers — but it can also trigger feelings of loneliness.

The brain-gut connection: How mental health affects digestion

Are your digestive health problems – such as heartburn, abdominal cramps or gastrointestinal disorders – related to your mental health or stress?

How to enjoy the excitement of the holidays – stress free

As much as our culture markets the holidays as a time for joy, it’s important to remember that it can be a stressful time for many.

Stress

Address your stress: It’s time we start taking chronic stress more seriously

Chronic, or long-term, stress is among the most endemic health issues facing Canadians today. Learn how to address your stress before it gets the best of you.

Mental health stigma

Let’s Talk About It: The Stigmatization of Mental Illness

The stigmatization of mental health issues in our society makes coping with mental illness much more difficult. The solution? Let’s talk about it.

mindfulness exercises to reboot your brain

Mindfulness exercises to reboot your brain

It is important to practice mindfulness on a daily basis, but sometimes it can be hard to get into the right mindset to… well, reset! Use these 2 and 8 minute guided mindfulness moment exercises to help reboot your brain and make the most out of your day.

a happy accident of life changing healthcare

A happy event of life-changing healthcare

One Vancouver man’s complete health transformation after being diagnosed with PTSD, hypertension, high cholesterol and below-average cardio fitness levels.