What will your year 2020 look like? Review, assess and set goals

Credit to Author: Hazel Morley| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 04:14:13 +0000

Every year offers an opportunity for a new beginning; for a fresh start. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to look ahead and set some new goals and targets for 2020. Review the positives from 2019 It is common for some of us to end a year feeling deflated and disappointed […]

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Five rules from psychology to help keep your new year’s resolutions

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 19:19:45 +0000

We are creatures of habit. Between a third and half of our behaviour is habitual, according to research estimates. Unfortunately, our bad habits compromise our health, wealth and happiness. On average, it takes 66 days to form a habit. But positive behavioural change is harder than self-help books would have us believe. Only 40% of […]

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Give yourself a gift this upcoming holiday season

Credit to Author: Hazel Morley| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 10:43:51 +0000

Six holiday stress busters to help you avoid unnecessary stress The holiday season is around the corner and many readers will start feeling the strain – financially, physically and emotionally. While it can be a fun time, with lots of social events and activities, it can also be draining and tiring, especially if we don’t […]

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Funding in BC to meet the demand for first-language mental health and counselling services

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:03:04 +0000

Newcomers, both adults and youth, are faced with many changes, challenges and losses that come with immigrating to a new country. Many also come to Canada to escape war, injustice and trauma and often need mental health support and counselling. There are just not enough mental health services, especially accessible, low-cost services for the growing […]

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The power of music in healing communities

Credit to Author: Vivien| Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2019 23:01:29 +0000

The Nai Children’s Choir’s teachers and their charges are composing a new song, Nature Journey, about immigration and integration, during their week of summer camp at at the Toronto Public Library Don Mills branch. The kids clap and bob their heads to the beat. A little girl crawls into her neighbour’s lap. “What is the […]

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