Even the most normal end-of-summer weeks induce some anxiety in children. The Pandemic could magnify the experience much more for some, Is your child ready for the start of a new school year? Parents can help children with their back-to-school anxiety, but the process needs to start before school starts. Here’s more about this topic.Read the post Managing Back to School Anxiety after the Lockdown
The term “intergenerational trauma” has recently appeared in the media following the discovery of mass graves on former residential school sites. It is very important for everyone, including non-Indigenous people, to understand what this term really means.Read the post Addressing Intergenerational Trauma
Conspiracy theories have flourished during the pandemic, leading to vehement arguments between people who used to get along. Understanding why people fall prey to them is important. It will allow you to communicate without jeopardizing the relationship.Read the post Conspiracy Theories & Why People Fall For Them
Depression is harder to detect in people who exhibit atypical symptoms. These individuals struggle with the same inner turmoil as other depressed individuals. Yet they can get out of bed, hold down a job and juggle family obligations. Here are some signs of depression therapists wish you knew.Read the post 5 Signs of Depression Therapists Wish You Knew
As better weather arrives, and our government opens economic activities, people are emerging from lockdown. There is a new sense of uneasiness in the air at a time when many of us are tired of the pandemic. The virus is still out there and navigating daily commutes and work activities will expose us to more people. Changing our habits, once again, to protect ourselves can trigger further anxiety and fatigue in some peopleRead the post Pandemic Anxiety and Fatigue
The new normal of COVID-19 is now setting in for most people. Undoubtedly, this is an unprecedented crisis. While we are all experiencing the same event, its effect varies on each individual. For some, this is a minor inconvenience and has offered them a chance to slow down. For others, life has never been busier or more stressful. In other cases still, the stakes couldn’t be higher. This is the hardest period they have ever gone through. No matter how the COVID-19 emergency has impacted you, we hope these tips can help you get through, one day at a time.Read the post Caring for your Mental Health through COVID-19
It is not easy to adapt and cope with the sudden lifestyle changes that COVID-19 has imposed on us. Many of us will experience a variety of emotions, from anxiety, grief, overwhelmed reactions and even trauma. This blog will help you understand these emotions better, along with strategies for coping with anxiety over the next few weeks.Read the post Coping with Anxiety Through COVID-19
Social anxiety is very different from being introverted or shy. Individuals who suffer from it become paralyzed with the fear of being judged, scrutinized and evaluated by others. It holds them back from building meaningful relationships, both personal and professional. Fortunately, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can successfully help you manage the symptoms and ultimately allow you to make authentic connections in your life.Read the post Does Social Anxiety Hold You Back?