Stress and Relaxation Techniques: Answering your burning questions on some of the top strategies around relaxation How can meditation help mend the mind? Our minds can not operate on 'full throttle' all day long. Focused meditation helps to clear the mind of racing, cluttered thoughts by focusing energies on a particular image or thought. … [Read more...] about Top Q/A On Stress and Relaxation Techniques
Archives for October 2018
Let's Talk Month Do You Think That People Have Always Been This Stressed? I am often asked if we have more or less stress than we did 100 or 200 years ago. Our lives are stressful today, but they were "way back then" as well. Life was harsh back then. One of the things that helped people to cope was a sense of support. Back … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Together!
The Effect Stress Has On A Company The impact of stress on physical and psychological well-being and its negative effect on company productivity and morale is soundly documented. More and more Canadians are having difficulty keeping focused and healthy. Employee stress lowers work quality and company … [Read more...] about Celebrating Healthy Workplace Month
Take A Deep Breathe Preventing illness, slowing down the aging process and living life to the fullest - these are a few of the reasons Canadians are reaching out towards a healthier lifestyle. One of the simplest and most effective strategies is deep breathing. Though it comes naturally it doesn't mean that we do it … [Read more...] about Deep Breathing – Simple But Effective
Mental Illness Awareness Week For many years, I was the educational consultant to the Canadian Mental Health Association in Toronto, Ontario. In that capacity, I developed several mental illness awareness workshops for frontline workers, agencies and caregivers. The most satisfying part of that role was going into a group of … [Read more...] about Mental Illness Awareness Week: What Can I Do?