Welcome week (aka Frosh week aka Orientation week) is about to kick off in a few days. Students around the province are excited and nervous about what awaits in the next phase of their life. They know university and college can be fun, but they have also heard about the increased workload. Below … Read More
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In the past week much has been said about the suicide of Robin Williams. People around the world have mourned the loss of this famous actor and his premature death. As a community, is there a lesson to be learned about mental health and the stigma surrounding mental health issues? While there is … Read More
Sleep affects the areas of the brain responsible for memory, concentration and mood. Sleep or lack of sleep impacts our ability to function at work, at school, at home, and especially in relationships. When we do not get enough sleep we find ourselves irritable, impatient, overwhelmed, and of … Read More
Flashbacks or intrusive memories are very common after an accident or traumatic event. They are unwanted, distressing memories that appear at the most inopportune moments, unexpectedly without warning. When this happens, an individual can feel overwhelmed and will typically shut down. There are many … Read More
People ask me all the time, "How do I get a job?" It's not easy for anyone in today’s job market. New grad? High school student? Returning to work? Looking for that perfect full-time or that first part-time job? Job seekers will typically search online, subscribe to job boards, and/or join … Read More