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Your Healthy Mind

Webinar | From Stressed-Out to Resilient: Strategies for challenging times

Posted by the BEACON team on Sep 11, 2020 3:32:49 PM

We’ve all got different ways to cope with stress – to still feel like we’re in control when facing life’s many challenges. 

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Is It True? Debunking Misperceptions About Mental Health

Posted by the BEACON team on Aug 21, 2020 3:53:07 PM

We hear a lot of things said about mental health – unfortunately, many of which are untrue. These misconceptions can fuel stigma and make it harder for someone to reach out for help.

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Topics: Mental Health

Protecting Children and Promoting Resilience During COVID-19

Posted by Dr. Khush Amaria, PhD, CPsych on Aug 21, 2020 3:43:02 PM

As adults, we understand that, through a little effort, we can work to buffer some of the inevitable stressors that come along with the COVID-19 pandemic. And, that’s an important lesson for kids,[...]

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Creating Healthy Sleep Habits

Posted by Leorra Newman, Ph.D., C. Psych on Aug 21, 2020 3:30:58 PM

By now, most of us are out of our regular routines and are spending a lot of time at home. Here are some healthy sleep habits to keep your sleep on track in these unusual times, when every day[...]

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Understanding and Practising Mindfulness

Posted by Dr. Andrew Gentile, PHD, CPsych on Aug 17, 2020 4:46:24 PM

Mindfulness is the intentional practice of bringing your attention to the physical sensations, thoughts or emotions of the present, in a non-judgmental way. (In other words, without labelling[...]

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Dealing with Stresses While Working: Tips to stay positive through COVID-19 uncertainty

Posted by the BEACON team on Apr 1, 2020 1:59:46 PM

When the reality of COVID-19 first set in, the initial concern many of us felt was for our physical wellbeing. But job security also became a fast source of anxiety as countless businesses across[...]

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Am I Just Worried About Catching COVID-19 or Do I Have Health Anxiety?

Posted by the BEACON team on Mar 21, 2020 2:24:29 PM

We are living in a time when nothing feels very certain – especially when it comes to our health and the health of our loved ones. This uncertainty is challenging enough for the average person,[...]

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Keeping Resilience While Social Distancing: How to be responsible while still looking out for your own mental wellbeing

Posted by the BEACON team on Mar 17, 2020 10:17:28 AM

As a term that seems to have sprung up overnight, Social Distancing is on everyone’s minds. And for good reason – with the threat of COVID-19 looming, we’re all doing what we can to maintain our[...]

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How to Not Feel Helpless: Managing what we can and cannot control in times of crisis

Posted by the BEACON team on Mar 17, 2020 10:15:12 AM

When it feels like bad news is an everyday occurrence, it can be a difficult and challenging experience. For many, the stress and anxiety that come along with this may also be accompanied by the[...]

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Healthy Strategies for Uncertain Times: How to protect your mental health in times of distressing news

Posted by the BEACON team on Mar 14, 2020 7:53:47 AM

Daily, we’re subject to a constant stream of challenging news headlines and social media posts – pandemics, strikes, economic instability, political conflict, and natural disasters are all[...]

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