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Your Healthy Mind

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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On-the-job strategies to help manage a mental health concern

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Feb 1, 2019 12:01:07 PM

Speaking up about your mental health at work can be a tough thing to do. You may have some real fears about opening up at work. You might be worried about not being considered a team player, or[...]

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Topics: Working adults

How to be social media healthy

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Jan 8, 2019 4:52:43 PM

Social media can connect people and foster conversations with old friends. But it can also be an overwhelming and never-ending feed of news and views. Scrolling, liking, and re-sharing have[...]

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Loose Lips Magazine | How to manage holiday stress this year

Posted by the BEACON team on Dec 24, 2018 2:26:00 PM

Originally published in Loose Lips Magazine, on December 23, 2018 by Brittany Tiplady

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Stressful times headed your way? Here's your mental health prep list.

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Dec 10, 2018 5:41:36 PM

Tax time for accountants. Crunch time for developers. Inventory time for retail workers. Customer service during a recall. Every job has stressful periods we can anticipate in advance, where the[...]

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Frustrating co-worker? You can handle this in healthy ways.

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Dec 7, 2018 5:13:46 PM

Finding someone difficult to work with can happen in any work environment.

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Topics: Working adults

4 healthy –and 4 not-so healthy– ways to unwind after a stressful day

Posted by Dr. Khush Amaria, PhD, CPsych on Nov 23, 2018 11:13:12 AM

It’s easy to carry the stress of the workday on your shoulders when you head home. Here are 4 ways to shake off those negative feelings and unwind – and 4 behaviours you should avoid.

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Setback at work? Here’s how to get over it

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Sep 6, 2018 4:27:02 PM

You didn’t meet your quota. Your priority package wasn’t sent on time. The latest promotion went to the newest hire. It can be tough to deal with setbacks at work.

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Need new ways to deal with stress? Here's four.

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Apr 30, 2018 5:14:38 PM
If you find yourself dealing with overwhelming stress, there are some things you can do to help cope. Here are 4 ways to deal with bad stress.
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Good stress and bad stress: here's the difference

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Apr 30, 2018 5:12:07 PM
 
It’s said that stress is the difference between our expectations and our reality. And, sometimes, that can be a good thing.
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