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Can’t keep up? 5 tips to manage stress and find calm

Can’t keep up? 5 tips to manage stress and find calm

Neuropsychologist, Dr. Elisabeth Sherman and Registered Psychologist, Richelle Mottosky discuss several ways to manage stress both physically and emotionally.

Generation S: the sandwiched generation

Generation S: the sandwiched generation

Like many in our generation, as my husband and I plan for retirement and slowly learn to live as empty nesters, we are sandwiched between aging parents who need care, and children who continue needing help in adulthood.

Stress epidemic takes a toll on Canada’s business leaders

Stress epidemic takes a toll on Canada’s business leaders

A recent Vancouver Sun piece placed a spotlight on the stress epidemic facing Canadian business leaders. Journalist, Barbara Balfour spoke with Rick Tiedemann, Director of Business Development at Copeman Healthcare about the growing issue.

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep Treatment options for insomnia

Your pathway to a better night’s sleep: Treatment options for insomnia

Most adults will experience an episode of poor sleep at some point in life, which is often triggered by a stressor. For many adults, sleep difficulties naturally subside as the triggering circumstances resolve – but for others, this is the onset of insomnia.

Stress strain on the brain can put health in peril

Stress strain on the brain can put health in peril

Prolonged stress also increases the risk of developing age-related cognitive disorders including Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Bad bosses take their tolls on employees and companies alike

UBC Workplace Psychology expert Sandra Robinson and Neuropsychologist Dr. Elisabeth Sherman speak to mental health in the workplace.

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

Feeding your stress: in the Vancouver Sun

While most people know what they should be eating, when stress hormones kick in it’s difficult to stay on track and away from the food our bodies crave.

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The psychology of performance

Why do some athletes thrive under high stress conditions, while others crumble under pressure? The answer often lies in their levels of mental fitness.

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Yin is in: Yoga for all performance

Top athletes in-the-know practice yoga for its optimization and recovery benefits. It’s seen as an important part of a well-rounded competitive or recreational fitness program. If you haven’t yet incorporated a Yin yoga practice into your workout or sports training routine, now is the time to start.

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

Feeding your stress: Why you do it and how to gain back control

We’ve outlined the correlation between stress and natural physiological reactions below to help you understand how it impacts eating habits, and what you can do to finally put a stop to stress-induced patterns.