10 Tips to Deal with Daily Setbacks

by Celes “We all have problems. The way we solve them is what makes us different.” — Unknown “It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” — Hans Selye Have you experienced moments when things don’t go your way? It could be small setbacks such as your boss scolding you, not reaching yourContinue reading “10 Tips to Deal with Daily Setbacks”

Social Anxiety Activities to Get Better

By Arlin Cuncic Social anxiety activities are those things you can do to challenge your anxiety. ​Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect around 12% of the population at some point in their lives.1 People with SAD suffer in all areas of their lives; they have trouble making friends and maintaining friendships, finding life partners, finding workContinue reading “Social Anxiety Activities to Get Better”

12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow

By Leo Babauta “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao-Tzu No matter how much structure we create in our lives, no matter how many good habits we build, there will alwaysContinue reading “12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow”

Practising Mindfulness in Groups: 9 Activities and Exercises

By Jeremy Sutton, Ph.D. When someone is described as being mindful, it typically means they pay attention to what is happening to the mind, body, and surroundings, and they remain present while both curious and compassionate. But what does mindfulness do? One of the best definitions comes from Dr. Shauna Shapiro (2020): “Mindfulness helps us see clearlyContinue reading “Practising Mindfulness in Groups: 9 Activities and Exercises”

Why Fasting is Important For Your Body

By Tonny Wandella Fasting, in essence, rids our bodies of toxins and encourages cells to engage in processes that aren’t normally triggered when a regular supply of food is available. When we fast, our bodies don’t have access to glucose as they normally do, requiring our cells to find other ways to generate energy. InContinue reading “Why Fasting is Important For Your Body”

Genghis Khan’s Elixir

By Mark Weeks – Author of Code of the Conqueror – The Journey Many, many blood-thirsty moons ago in the year 1222, the Great Khan readied himself to meet with the Master Taoist, Changchun; who was said to be three hundred years old and held the elixir of life in his palms. Genghis, approaching sixty, hadContinue reading “Genghis Khan’s Elixir”

Using Mindfulness When You’re Sick: How-To Guide

by Maria Isabella Neverovich Stress compromises the immune system. Not only can it leave you feeling drained emotionally, but physically worse off as well. While there’s no use pretending to be happy when you’re feeling ill, there is evidence to suggest that mindfulness could help you recover faster.  Joining us today as we unwrap mindfulnessContinue reading “Using Mindfulness When You’re Sick: How-To Guide”

11 Building Blocks of a Morning Routine for Mental Health

by By Courtney Telloian Morning routines can vary depending on individual needs. What works for one person may be burdensome for another. Explore the building blocks of mental health friendly morning routines below and start thinking about what elements you could incorporate into your morning to enhance your well-being throughout the day. 1. Prepare You’veContinue reading “11 Building Blocks of a Morning Routine for Mental Health”

50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brain Power

BY JOHN BOITNOTT It might seem like a weird question, but how much time do you give your brain a fair consideration? Do you stop to marvel at its supreme cleverness and incredible power? That it’s a giant electrical muscle controlling your entire body? Or at the minimum, check in and give your brain a spring-cleaningContinue reading “50 Productivity Tips to Boost Your Brain Power”

10 tips to boost your mental health

“Mental health” refers to your overall psychological well-being. It includes the way you feel about yourself, the quality of your relationships, and your ability to manage your feelings and deal with difficulties. Anyone can experience mental or emotional health problems — and over a lifetime, many of us will. One in five Canadians lives withContinue reading “10 tips to boost your mental health”