|There is no mystery that many changes can occur for parents and a family after the introduction of a new baby into the household. These changes can range from new financial responsibilities, learning how to soothe and care for a new family member, as well as juggling getting enough sleep and rest in between changes and feedings.
|Self-improvement can generally be considered as an ongoing process that an individual experiences throughout life, since we are constantly encountering new experiences or challenging obstacles and hurdles to surpass in our career, relationships, and mental health. Not to mention countless other hardships that can spring up without warning throughout life.
|Your overall health is multi-dimensional, and although this blog focuses primarily on your mental and emotional health, it can also be beneficial to consider areas of your body that you might not think are connected to how you're feeling.. in particular, your tummy!
|The smell of pumpkin spiced latte's and delicious fall desserts are wafting through the air this time of the year, and while it can be so tempting to indulge in all of these sugary treats, it can also be important to focus on ways to keep on track with your health and wellness.
|Life can bring experiences of instances of joy and triumph but also sorrow and heartache. At times it can be tough to feel positive vibes, especially while going through a tough time. Therefore, it can be important to focus your efforts on curating a positive mindset so that you can not only feel better overall but also continue working towards your hopes and dreams in life.
|Limiting beliefs can be described as false or negative beliefs an individual has about themselves and the world around them. These beliefs generally develop during childhood and are largely shaped by parents or guardians and the experiences and individual has during the early years of their lives.
|For as long as I can remember, I have loved attempting to dissect the meaning of the words that people speak. It is partly why I chose a career in a helping profession and became a counsellor; to exercise my ability to try to understand how others feel through their words and use the skills of paraphrasing, summarizing or through the use of metaphors to convey this understanding back to my clients.
|Mindset is a psychological concept discovered and researched by Carol Dweck, a researcher and professor at Standford University, following decades of research on achievement and success.
|In this fifth and final article in a series focusing on eating disorders we will explore the treatment and support options that can help an individual diagnosed with an eating disorder to work towards recovery. We will also discuss the common occurrence of relapse during this process.
|As we have been exploring the topic of eating disorders (EDs) on the blog this month, we have learned that the development of disordered eating and body image or self-esteem issues can impact anyone regardless of their age or gender. This article will focus on youth, which is one of the most at-risk populations that can develop eating disorders.