The final year in high school is one of excitement and anxiety. Students in their final year are busy being leaders in their schools, but the question of what comes next starts to arise. Parents are often more concerned about the plan for next year than the student. Creating interest in … Read More
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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
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