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.

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13 Reasons Why sparks important conversations

The new Netflix blockbuster 13 Reasons Why is popularizing a youth suicide storyline, with potentially dangerous consequences. But is it a graphic and glamorized glorification of one teen’s revenge fantasy? Or a brave and unflinching social commentary on the contemporary youth suicide crisis?

a psychologists advice on breaking mindless eating habits

A psychologist’s take on breaking mindless eating habits

Dr. Liann Meloff talks mindfulness and provides proven strategies to help change your unhealthy eating habits.

4 ways to cope with caregiver burnout

4 ways to cope with caregiver burnout

As the baby boom generation grows older and more people start to succumb to age-related disease, there is an increasing need for caregivers. Although most are happy to take on this position, the role of a caregiver is difficult and can often result in what is known as “caregiver burnout.”

4 signs of stress and how to manage it

4 signs of stress and how to manage it

Stress. We all get it, we all show different symptoms of it, and we all have different ways of managing it. While there are many problems associated with stress, one of the biggest issues is that it’s not always visible in the same form. For some, it shows itself in eating habits. Others might get aches and pains. How can we diagnose stress and what are some of the ways to treat it?

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4 ways to help your daughter develop healthy self-esteem

Healthy self-esteem is vital in young women, helping them develop the inner fortitude to forge confidently into their adult years. As a parent, there’s plenty you can do to help.

Postpartum depression you are not alone

Postpartum Depression: You are not alone

Do you or a loved one suffer from post-partum depression? Unsure? We walk you through the signs, symptoms & next steps, including natural treatment options.

How to embrace aging & thrive in the process

How to embrace aging & thrive in the process

Mental perceptions and habits play a significant role in our quality of life, and are considered by many experts the single most important indicator of well-being.