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Sleep Hygiene

by Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Sleep is a crucial foundation of physical and mental health. Studies have found inadequate quantity and quality of sleep can lead to long-term and short-term health consequences in otherwise healthy individuals, including hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, decreased cognitive functions and more. Nowadays, issues of [...]

A Brief Note on Anxiety

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns, affecting millions worldwide.  Although anxiety is a natural response to stress or perceived threats, with modern day stressors it can become excessive or persistent, taking a toll on daily functioning as well as the quality of life.  Anxiety disorders [...]

Is My Teen Depressed?

Is My Teen Depressed?  Adolescence and Depression: Signs to Look out For by Francesca Scaini, RP, MA, BFA, CATA Art Therapist Registered Psychotherapist   Do you remember your own teen years and how intense everything felt? A time where the most insignificant problems were earth-shattering and caused you to either skyrocket to emotional bliss or [...]

Benefits of a Second Lockdown

How are you feeling about these second wave COVID-19 lockdown measures in Ontario? Although we can all easily think of the negatives about the lockdown, this article focuses on the benefits of the second lockdown. How did you do in the last lockdown? We all survived the first one, now let’s get through this second [...]

How To Support Others

Do you struggle with being a supportive friend or family member? How do you relate to others and support them during their life’s challenges? Do you want to be of support but don’t know how? This article will teach you a little something about how to be supportive, how to validate others, what not to [...]

How To Share Emotions Effectively

When people upset you, don’t victimize yourself.  Focus on how that person’s action made you FEEL and the sensations triggered in your body, where you FEEL the pain.  Communicate to them how their actions made you FEEL.  Don’t blame them and assume they did it intentionally or to hurt you.  The majority of people aren’t [...]

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