Life Transitions

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Spring Forward: How to Have a Fresh Start

It’s time to come out of hibernation and embrace the arrival of spring. As the winter frost begins to thaw and flowers start to bloom, we too are entering a transition phase of renewal and fresh opportunities. The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and bird songs become the

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How to Achieve Better Mental Health in the New Year

And actually hit your goal Many of you know you should take better care of yourself. You tell yourself that this year, you will take more time to slow down, relax, and do things that are enjoyable and life-giving. You set your goals for the new year, but, most of

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5 Ways to Reset and Start Anew Today

September is a great time to reset and start anew. Most people wait for the new year, but the fall is just as good a time as any. As summer days get shorter and pumpkin spice lattes make their way back into coffee shops (and your stomach!), students everywhere are

A New Year, A New Connection With Your Kids

Written By: Heather Aikman, Registered Clinical Counsellor The beginning of the year is a great time to set new goals and improve on different areas of your life. Being a “better” parent may be one of these areas. It’s not easy being a parent these days. There are a lot

5 Secrets to Achieving your New Year’s Resolution

Written By: Dr. Gloria Lee, Registered Psychologist Many of you set new year’s resolutions and have great hopes of changing and improving yourself. However, most people give up shortly after the new year has just begun. By the end of January, 55-75% fail to achieve their resolution. The number keeps

A New Year, A New Beginning

Many of you may be grateful that 2020 is over. You are ready for better days, to conquer the world and make up for lost time. However, when I reflect back on 2020, I remember the year with (some) fondness. Here are the top lessons that 2020, the year of

How to Stay Safe by Resisting Complacency During the Pandemic

In Canada, we’re almost 6 months into the global pandemic where life has turned upside down and inside out. This new reality is no longer new. Like most things in life, you start off well, then lose steam and go back to your old ways. This is true whether you’re