Living in the northern hemisphere exposes Canadians to Seasonal Affective Disorder during the winter months, women more so than men. Simple behavioural changes, supplemented with psychotherapy can easily help you manage this form of depression.Read the post What To Do About Seasonal Affective Disorder
Body Neutrality is a contemporary psychological construct that helps individuals develop a healthy relationship with their physical selves, intuitive eating and exercise at any stage of life.Read the post Body Neutrality: Going Beyond Body Positivity
Helping children transition to two-home living after a divorce can take some effort. But keeping their needs at the forefront of your decision-making will allow you to minimize the disruption. Here’s what separated and divorced parents should know.Read the post Helping Children Transition To Two-Home Living After Divorce
Emotional eating occurs when the urge to eat is driven by negative emotions. When the tongue senses delicious food, it activates pleasure responses in the brain and this acts like a powerful antidote for your feelings. Unfortunately, the pleasure niether lasts long nor removes the core problems that triggered your negative emotions.Read the post Does Emotional Eating Get You Down?
News-induced depression is on the rise. Why does this happen? We explore why the human brain has a negativity-bias and how it draws us to negative news stories. We also provide strategies for coping with anxiety caused by the general state of melancholia we see in the world.Read the post News-Induced Depression
Are you overwhelmed by the 6th COVID wave presently underway in Ontario? If so, you are not alone. Unfortunately, feelings of anxiety, depression, fatigue and fear are normal for the times. We recently discussed this issue with several media outlets.Read the post Overwhelmed by the Sixth COVID Wave?
If you have witnessed a loved one struggling through anxiety or a panic attack you already know the agony they experience. Do you know how to respond when this occurred? Most people do not. We explore this topic in depth, to help you recognize the signs of anxiety, along with what you can, and should not, do.Read the post Helping Someone With Anxiety
Highly Sensitive People (HSP) experience heightened sensitivity to physical, emotional or social stimuli because of an overactive Amygdala, the emotional centre of the brain. Positive incidents leave them joyously delirious, but negative ones overwhelm them with anxiety and apprehension. Many can benefit from routine self-care coping strategies to get through the experiences of daily living.Read the post Highly Sensitive People (HSP)