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.

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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.