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Your Healthy Mind

The Dreaded Winter Blahs: How to Deal

Posted by the BEACON team on Jan 23, 2020 4:02:55 PM

Some people really love winter. They love the crisp air, fresh snow, skiing, and hot cocoa by a roaring fire.

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How Can BEACON Therapy Help Me?

Posted by the BEACON team on Jan 17, 2020 5:07:02 PM

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (or CBT) is all about building a resilience to cope with life’s challenges, and it can help improve your frame of mind – like when you’re feeling overwhelmed or[...]

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Workplace Stress: It’s actually not all bad!

Posted by the BEACON team on Jan 13, 2020 5:38:57 PM

Work certainly can feel demanding some of the time! Mostly every day we face deadlines, setbacks, challenges, different personalities, and more – all of these things can add up to create stressful[...]

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How to Spot and Squash Holiday Stress

Posted by Dr. Khush Amaria, PhD, CPsych on Dec 2, 2019 5:32:00 PM

The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends, but the season – often packed with chores and commitments – comes with its own set of stressors. The expectations we put on[...]

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Prioritize Your Mental Health With These Tips

Posted by the BEACON team on Nov 25, 2019 5:21:25 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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Childhood OCD

Posted by CBT Associates on Oct 21, 2019 5:22:00 PM

“Step on a crack, and you break your mother’s back.” We’ve probably all heard this before, and maybe even avoided stepping on cracks when we first heard this as children for fear of being[...]

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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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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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