December 23, 2019

With the new year coming up, a lot of you might want to set some resolutions but worry that you won’t be able to accomplish them. You are not alone! Resolutions can often be challenging. If you are interested in making changes for the new year, it might be impactful to...

December 18, 2019

With the Holiday season in full effect, most of us are excited to have some vacation time and take a break. Some of you might feel the need to take a break from exercising but it might be beneficial to keep your workout routines during the holiday season.

Here are a fe...

December 17, 2019

Harm from sexual assault can often last for years. One example is the experience of triggers resulting from sexual assault. Part of learning how to handle these triggers is understanding what they are and being aware when they are occurring.

Triggers often occur as a r...

December 16, 2019

Most people like doing things they are familiar with because it makes them feel safe, secure and in control.

This is known as the ‘comfort zone’.

This zone is pleasant,however, it can also be limiting. Our comfort zone gives us a sense of security but it can also limit...

December 11, 2019

If you had to guess, how many steps do you think that you take in a day? Many people do not get "enough" steps. Ever since I learned that it is recommended for us to get 10,000 steps each day, I have been more conscious of taking more throughout the day. Having an offi...

December 11, 2019

Medical trauma is a set of psychological and physiological responses of patients and their families to pain, injury, serious illness, medical procedures, and invasive or frightening treatment experiences. 

In many cases, medical trauma is not recognized or taken serious...

December 9, 2019

We can probably all think of at least one bad habit that we would like to break. The first step in breaking a bad habit is of course to identify the habit you wish to break. 

After you have identified it, try and understand more of why you do it. When did the habit star...

December 6, 2019

What if I told you self care was more than a bath bomb and some essential oils?

Often conversations around self-care come after we have told someone we are stressed out. We hear classic lines that go something like 'make sure you take time to take care of yourself'. I...

December 5, 2019

Holidays are hard enough as it is (as talked about in another blog) and they are much harder when we have lost a loved one! What is it about the holidays that makes grief so difficult? 

Well, of course it's we don't have our loved ones with us, as most normally do durin...

December 5, 2019

Ask yourself: what is causing you stress, anxiety or other unwanted negative feelings today? Can you pinpoint what it is? 

And what, if anything, are you going to do about it?

Some ways that help you identify what you are feeling and why are to take up journaling (just w...

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