Stress & Anxiety

Adolescent Anxiety Group

Posted on 28/07/2022 in Anxiety & Depression, News, Stress & Anxiety, Thrive (Child & Youth)

Is your teen struggling with stress and anxiety about school? Do you feel that your child could benefit from a group about managing stress and anxiety as they embark on the new school year? If so, this 6-week program starting in October is designed to address those issues which many teens and their families face. Dealing with anxiety of a new school, new friends and teachers, more expectations and pressures, can make your child vulnerable to anxiety. This group is an opportunity to be proactive and equip your teen with the education, resources, strategies and support that can help them… 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!


15 Reasons Why Spring is the Best Season

Posted on 16/05/2021 in Blog, Stress & Anxiety

Summer, winter, and fall may have their fans, but spring is clearly the best season. Even science agrees!   1. TEMPERATURES ARE MODERATE Spring marks the end of blistering winter and the transitional period to scorching summer. The Earth's axis is angled between its closest and furthest position from the Sun, when temperatures are the most extreme. You can finally ditch the winter layers.   2. THERE ARE MORE HOURS IN THE DAY Following the spring equinox, when the Earth’s horizon is perfectly aligned with the Sun, the days begin lasting longer and the nights get shorter. That means you… Read More Here!


The Emotional Importance of Dreaming

Posted on 30/09/2019 in Blog, Stress & Anxiety

Can you remember your dreams? Many people think they don’t dream but researchers have shown that our brains experience dreams every time we sleep - we just don’t always remember them. If you’ve ever wondered what amnesia feels like, it’s just like waking up and thinking you didn’t have any dreams. If that sounds like a familiar experience to you, that might be a sign that you aren’t getting enough sleep at night and are missing out on some of the powerful benefits that dreams provide. REM Sleep As we sleep, our brains go through several stages including rapid eye… Read More Here!