Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Self-Care, Therapy, and Work-Life Balance

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Listen to the audio blog here, or continue to read below.   Burnout is a growing issue in today’s fast-paced world, characterized by physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged stress. If left unmanaged, burnout can lead to serious health problems, decreased productivity, and a lack of motivation. In this blog post, we will […]

The Best Types of Therapy for Online Therapy

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Written by Julie Sabine Listen to the audio blog here, or continue to read below.   Not long ago, it took a very long time to access mental health support. From endless waitlists, finding time in our busy schedules, commuting in traffic, and expensive appointments, there were many barriers that left too many of us […]

Writing a Self Care Letter to Yourself

Listen to the audio blog here, or continue to read below.   Emotions are difficult to process for most people. It can be hard to understand how you truly feel, regardless of whether your emotions are towards other people, towards yourself, or towards situations and events.  Writing a self-care letter is a therapeutic technique that […]

How To Be Supportive to Someone Who is Depressed

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Authored by: Sean King & Darlene Cyrus-Blaize, Ed.D., RP Listen to the audio blog here, or continue to read below.   In Canada, research shows that 16% of women and 11% of men experience depression at some point in their lives. Consequently, at some point, you may find yourself concerned with the health of a […]

Everything You Need to Know About Online Counselling in Canada

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Listen to the audio blog here, or continue to read below.   If you struggle with mental or emotional issues, it is important to find the support you need. Online counselling in Canada allows you to access mental health care with registered mental health experts across Canada. When you consider that close to 53% of Canadians reported […]

How to Use the Wheel of Emotions to Detect Your Mood

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Have you ever had a feeling but struggled to find the words to express it? Perhaps you’re enthusiastic about the prospect of something fresh — a new career opportunity for example — but you are also feeling another sensation in addition to the joy: something you cannot quite put into words.   Let’s face it, […]

The Anxiety Ring: TikTok’s Latest Trend or Does it Really Work?

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(Image by KENZ via Etsy Shop) Anxiety Rings (also referred to as worry rings or spinner rings) have been all the rage on social media lately, trending on TikTok, and since blowing up Instagram and Twitter. And while many of us can agree that these rings are beautiful and may enhance your personal style, we’re […]

What is a Caduceus Group?

Listen to the audio blog here, or continue to read below.   A Caduceus Group is for Healthcare Professionals Most of us have seen the symbol “Caduceus” on our favourite medical show on Netflix or Crave but are less familiar with its use as the name for a healthcare professionals’ group. The Caduceus symbol (left) […]

Post-Pandemic Stress Disorder: Why the Struggle is Real and What to Do About It

“We’ve all got to be thinking about ‘what are we doing to try to take care of ourselves?’ — Owen O’Kane, psychotherapist According to Owen O’Kane, who coined the term, “Post-Pandemic Stress Disorder” is a form of Covid-19 induced Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder based on distinct pandemic-induced traits. Each and every one of us, in our […]