dont feel like yourself

When You Don’t Feel Like Yourself

Lately, you haven’t felt like yourself. Maybe you’re feeling extra anxious, a nervousness that’s taken up residence inside your stomach. Maybe you feel uncomfortable in your own skin. Maybe you’re experiencing a deep self-doubt, which you’ve never felt before. Maybe … Read More

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22 Unexpected Things That Relax People Who Live With Anxiety

When struggling with a mental illness like anxiety, sometimes traditional methods of relaxation simply don’t work in the way we want them to. You may be familiar with the times I’m talking about. You know, those times when exercise and … Read More

8 Sleep Experts on What to Do When You Can’t Turn Off Your Thoughts at Night

  Some nights, it’s like you can’t get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep. You’re mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back … Read More

Christmas Parties by Type!

You will likely be attending a number of dinner parties over the holiday season, but you might also find yourself hosting one. In order for everyone to enjoy themselves, you need to consider what each preference prefers at a party.  

The Anger Iceburg

Have you ever wondered why we get angry? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, “emotions are, in essence, impulses to act, the instant plans for handling life that evolution has instilled in us.” In his book Emotional Intelligence, Goleman tells us … Read More

Top 6 tips on what it takes to raise good kids

We have found this great article on 6 top tips to raise ‘good kids’. Check it out here!!

What is Stress?

We all know what it’s like to feel stressed, but it’s not easy to pin down exactly what stress means. When we say things like “this is stressful” or “I’m stressed”, we might be talking about: Situations or events that … Read More

Screening for Adaptability and Resiliency

    He not busy being born is busy dying,” sang Bob Dylan in his hit song “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding).” It’s a fairly apt sentiment in describing the imperative that executives and employees have today to adapt … Read More

Keys to successful behaviour change

  All professional psychology is about helping people to make and sustain successful changes in their behaviour, to prevent, solve or at least alleviate problems. This is particularly true in the field of health promotion and illness prevention. Most people … Read More

Dying of a broken heart: Heart disease, depression and risk of mortality

    Compared to otherwise healthy people, individuals who have heart disease are significantly more likely to suffer from depression. Prevalence estimates of depression following acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) range as high as 40-65 per cent (Januzzi, Stern, Pasternak, … Read More