5 Tips for Managing Distress During Times of Conflict

  Recently, the world has been faced with a number of conflicts.  For those of us outside of the direct conflict zone, many have been touched personally by these world events, and others may react with deep concern for the victims and the future state of global affairs.  Here are...

November 7th, 2023|

What is a meaningful and well-lived life: Part 2

The pandemic has made us revisit what a meaningful life is. You can read the first post on this here. How do we manage our social lives? Internet memes circulating at the beginning of the pandemic encouraged us to “look out for the extroverts in your life," highlighting that lockdown...

June 8th, 2021|

Let’s Talk Healthy Minds & Resilience

On February 25, Dr. Noah Lazar gave a talk with the Oakville Chamber of Commerce on mental health and resilience. You can watch the session in the video below.   A list of Mental Health Resources Halton associated with this talk is also available.   The content of...

March 12th, 2021|

What is a Meaningful and Well-Lived Life?: Part 1

We are now nearing the one-year marks of “pandemic living” and with the constraints we have been under, many of us have reflected on how we were living, and whether we want to make changes to our lifestyles. The screeching halt, or outright loss, of some life endeavors, and inability...

February 8th, 2021|

Three Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Depression

As the days become shorter, it is common to hear people discussing the “Winter Blues”, or seasonal depression. In fact, it is a common form of depression that often starts in early fall and can last through to spring. These seasonal impacts on mood tend to occur more in locations...

December 7th, 2020|
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