December 24, 2020 2020 has been an unusual year to say the least. We cheered to the New Year with hopes of accomplishing our 2020 goals and resolutions, and instead we learned to appreciate what we already had. We were left with no choice but to shift our typical lifestyles to stay safe and healthy, … Continue reading Staying Well During the Holidays
I am one of the people feeling really anxious about opening up. The numbers in Pickering are terrific, we only one new case in all of Durham today, but I think it will take me a bit of time. This was one of the comments we received when we reached out to our audience … Continue reading Coping With Life After Lockdown
It’s with a heavy heart that I write this blog post in response to yet another senseless act of racism and police brutality. As a white individual, I recognize that I was born into a life of privilege. I realize that because of the colour of my skin, I have never had to worry … Continue reading #BLM & How You Can Help.
Social media is omnipresent and fundamental in shaping the lives of youth today. Platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube have accelerated over the past few years, taking over the social media scene and capturing the attention of society all over the world. It’s provided an outlet for people of all ages to form and … Continue reading Social Media & Mental Health: Know When It’s Time to Unplug
Quarantine and social distancing – two concepts that were once considered unthinkable a few months ago have become our new “normal” as we work globally to fight this growing pandemic. Schools have closed, many workers are now working from home, and governments have ordered we all stay at home and distance ourselves from others … Continue reading Protecting Your Mental Health During Quarantine
This time of year can be such an exciting and happy one for so many of us. The lights decorated on houses and trees, the cheerful music on the radio, and the smell of holiday baking in the air can fill our homes and hearts with love and contentment. While many of us rejoice … Continue reading Helping You Through The Holidays