Tag: Mental Health

How to Let Go of Anxious Intrusive Thoughts

Today I am going to share with you three of the greatest strategies for stopping those intrusive/anxious thoughts. You know the ones I am talking about… that thought you just can’t seem to get out of your head no matter how hard you try!…

Fall: A Season of Mixed Emotions

Today is one of my favourite days…. the first day of fall! Who else loves warm tea, cozy sweaters, crisp air, and PUMPKINS?!? If you know me you know I am obsessed with pumpkin and all things fall… it makes me giddy!

Minimalism: A Purposeful, Never-ending, Life-giving Journey

I will preface that this blog series has been and will be my hardest to write as it is a passion of mine as well as a constant struggle. It is a large topic and I have so much to say, yet it is…

Pillars of Mental Health

Are you feeling like those winter blues are dragging on? Why are we (in Canada) still getting snow in April? I really do love snow, especially those big fat, slow falling snowflakes – BUT I AM READY FOR SUMMER. It is spring and it…

Bell Let’s Talk Day

Let’s Talk… Social media and the internet have caused us a lot of concern with safety, overuse, fake news, unrealistic expectations of reality (ever seen those DIY Pinterest fails?), unlimited access to destructive or harmful information etc. Well today let’s choose to use social…

Teaching Little Ones About BIG Emotions – Deep Breathing

Emotions are big! Emotions can be hard! And emotions can be scary! This is both true for many adults, youth, and children. Although this information is just as important for adults I am writing this post today for all those parents, professionals, or community…

Pushing Through Life Together

beauty of winter

Today I woke up to a winter wonderland. A world covered in a beautiful white sparkly blanket with big fat snowflakes slowly falling from the sky. Yes, I am one of those weird people that love snow but I also saw beauty in a…

Rediscovering Happiness-Gratitude Challenge (updated)

***UPDATED – Now includes 30-day challenge below**** If you missed part 1 of this series you can find it HERE January 1st, the first day of a new year. New beginnings a head. A chance for a fresh start. And the end of all the…

Rediscovering Happiness

January is a dark, blah month for most people. We are having a literal and metaphorical ‘sugar crash’. Our bodies are burnt out from the increase in sugar and carbs, the extra alcohol or eggnog, and exhausted from the many late nights, that December…

The Brain, Stress, & Healing (part 2)

If you are just joining us I invite you to check out part 1 of this blog so you can meet Amy, Hippo, and Olly. Here Today we are going to briefly cover three topics 1) how anxiety affects team brain, 2) neuroplasticity and…