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Your Healthy Mind

Four Things You Need to Know About Insomnia

Posted by the BEACON team on Nov 7, 2019 4:29:59 PM

Night after night, sleep is an essential part of our lives. Depending on how much (or how little) of it we get, our sleeping habits can have a wide-ranging effect on our mental and physical[...]

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Why Sleep Matters (And How To Get More Of It)

Posted by the BEACON team on Sep 17, 2019 1:23:04 PM

We aspire to do it nightly, think about it often, and lament when we don’t get enough of it –sleep is undeniably an important part of our routines, yet in our hectic, busy lives, we often[...]

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PTSD: Who It Affects & Why

Posted by the BEACON team on Aug 14, 2019 12:38:03 PM

Typically, when you think of PTSD (or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), what comes to mind?

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Sunny Skies and SAD: How to Deal with Summertime Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted by the BEACON team on Aug 6, 2019 2:55:03 PM

Blue skies, warm nights, and days full of fun and frolic – for so many of us, the summer represents the time of year when we feel happier, freer, and more easy-going. We often believe it’s also a[...]

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5 Tips to Kickstart Your Mental Wellness RIGHT NOW

Posted by the BEACON team on Aug 6, 2019 2:52:22 PM

Life certainly has a way of feeling overwhelming sometimes. Work, personal relationships, or countless other reasons can affect our mental health in different ways, but making strides to feel[...]

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Beginning BEACON: 3 Tips To Help Make The Most Out Of Your Therapy

Posted by the BEACON team on Jul 8, 2019 4:58:02 PM

Every day, a growing number of Canadians are finding they have the resilience to cope with life’s demands. Though it’s not a skill they always had; they developed it with the help of BEACON[...]

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Learn, Listen & Lift Up: How to Support Someone Struggling with a Mental Health Concern

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Jun 24, 2019 11:06:11 AM

Whether or not you’re personally dealing with mental health concerns, it is still an issue that affects so many of us in different ways. From our family and friends, to our neighbours, co-workers,[...]

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Help Wanted? Job Search Tips to Help Stay Positive

Posted by the BEACON team on Jun 24, 2019 11:05:42 AM

There is a good chance that, at one point or another in our working lives, we’ll be faced with a task that many of us consider unenviable, stressful, and even frustrating: the job search.

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The Spring Cleaning-Mental Health Connection

Posted by the BEACON team on Jun 3, 2019 10:50:09 AM

The days are getting longer, flowers are blooming, and the birds are singing in the morning once again. All these sweet, uplifting signs can only mean one thing: it's spring cleaning season.

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Are Millennials the MOST Anxious Generation?

Posted by the BEACON team on Apr 25, 2019 5:16:14 PM

We may push trends, have massive spending power, and be more technologically savvy than any previous generation.

But there is one other thing that seems to define millennials like us: anxiety.

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