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Mental Health and the Rise of Psychotherapy

Here are some ways in which COVID-19 is causing difficulties for people and how the need for psychotherapy is on the rise as peoples’ mental health suffers immensely. This includes the impacts of isolation, being stuck with the people you live with, losing your job, no events (including birthdays, funerals, weddings) and working from home. [...]

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 [...]

The Top 10 Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the use of very fine, sterile acupuncture needles inserted into specific points throughout the body.  It is useful is aiding the body and mind to return to a balanced state of well-being. It has been found effective in treating a wide range of conditions such as neuromuscular conditions (muscle pain, arthritis, tendonitis), reducing [...]

COVID Loaded

by Kayla Noodelman *Disclaimer* Note: This blog is a purposeful attempt to help lighten the mood while sharing meaningful information. It is about staying mentally well while the world tries to flatten the curve of Covid-19 cases. It is written for those of us working remotely from home, adhering to social distancing, and dealing [...]