Winter Wellness: Blue Monday Tips

The third Monday in January, coined Blue Monday, has been said the to be the saddest day of the year. While it’s contested and can be problematic if we expect to feel down, it remains that number of factors can come together to make mid-January a difficult time for...

Grief and The Holidays

Grief due to death can make the holidays an especially hard time. Charlotte Abou-Heif, MSW, RSW a local Bowmanville therapist who specializes in grief, joined me to talk about grief and the holidays. We discuss coping as an adult and a child, how parent/caregivers can...

Savouring Summer

Summer has just begun and many of us have our calendar filled right to September. We can see the summer slipping by before it even gets into the swing of things. Practicing mindfulness is one way to keep grounded and ensure the summer days are savoured.  A quick...

A Self Worthy of Love

As we wrap up February, emotions can be mixed. Resolutions may have been made/broken, we may start envisioning the year slipping by, or we may be excited about what’s to come. Wherever we’re at, we deserve self-love. Self-love unfortunately like many things in the...

Three Tips For Worry

Worry is something that can affect us all. However, some of us have developed a habit of worry, where it has become a part of our daily lived life. We live with worry, fueled by fear- some of which have kernels of truth that only enforces the need for worry. Living a...