Anxiety

Returning to Work After Covid-19

Posted on 08/07/2022 in Anxiety, Blog, Corporate Care, Depression

Returning to Work After Covid-19 As the curve flattens and people return to their places of work following the COVID-19 lockdown, there may be some mixed feelings or reactions. Some workers may feel relief when returning to work as they were struggling for the past two years working from home due to distractions or social isolation. However, many people may be feeling stressed as they transition back into the office due to ‘return anxiety.’ Considering each individual may have a different response to returning to work after the pandemic, providing a safe and healthy workspace to come back to is… Read More Here!

 

Supporting the Families of First Responders

Posted on 19/04/2022 in Anxiety, Anxiety & Depression, Blog, Depression, Depression & Suicide, Grief & Loss Care, Stress & Anxiety, Trauma, Trauma Care, Uniformed Personnel & First Responders

Many loved ones and family members of first responders suffer in silence. There is widespread awareness of the mental health challenges that first responders face today resulting from the stressful nature of their respective occupations. With this awareness comes significant media coverage, research studies, and numerous external supports regarding first responder’s mental health. However, often left out of the conversation is the stress endured by the families and loved ones of first responders. There is a lack of media coverage and public awareness regarding the psychological stress of first responders’ loved ones; further, there is a considerable gap in the… Read More Here!

 

7 Ways to Tackle the COVID-19 Blues

Posted on 01/02/2022 in Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Depression & Suicide, Stress & Anxiety, Stress Management

    It has been almost two years since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread public health measures that have limited or revoked our capability to partake in certain activities. Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a source of stress in many areas, including our finances, relationships with others and ourselves, and overall mental and physical well-being. Many of us will have experienced feelings of sadness, isolation, boredom, and worry at some point during the pandemic. However, when these feelings remain with you for a reasonably long time, you may be experiencing symptoms of the COVID-19 blues… Read More Here!

 

Improving Your Mental Resiliency and Fitness

Posted on 14/09/2020 in Anxiety, Anxiety & Depression, Blog, Mental Health Disorders

According to Canadian Mental Health Association, mental health is a state of well-being, which includes your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. The state of your mental health can affect how you think, feel, and act, thus also various aspects of your life. There are some common factors found in various mental health literature that indicate good mental health and they include the following:1 Have a sense of purpose in one’s life Able to develop and maintain strong, healthy relationships Feel connected to others Have a good sense of self, including one’s abilities and limitations Able to cope with normal stresses… Read More Here!

 

Psychological Coping During a Pandemic

Posted on 14/03/2020 in Anxiety, Anxiety & Depression, Blog, News

Psychological Coping during a Pandemic - by Psychologist's Association of Alberta Pandemics, like COVID-19, challenge the way people cope. During a pandemic it’s not uncommon to experience strong emotions. Psychology helps us to understand normal responses to abnormal events – this can help Albertans cope. Novel & unfamiliar threats provoke anxiety & even unrealistic fears & racism. Social distancing, effective communication, & public health measures are realistic lines of defense. Stay Informed – Not Overloaded. With major news events, media inundates us with coverage & potential implications – that can create additional stress. Gather information that will help you accurately… Read More Here!