Tagged as Stress

Managing Emotions of Pregnancy During a Pandemic

By Marni Amsellem, PH.D., Clinical Psychologist If you are expecting right now, congratulations to you! Navigating the unexpected when you are expecting has been an age-old challenge. If you are currently pregnant, you are in...

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Ask the Expert: Getting your best night's sleep, with Dr. Colleen Carney

Has your sleep been different these past few months? The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to change our morning routines and daily schedules, which in turn has shifted our sleep patterns. To help...

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Anti-Black Racism: Using Anger as a Mechanism For Change

By Janna Comrie, Registered Psychotherapist The recent events around the world have brought to the forefront incident after incident of anti-Black racism. Members of the public have witnessed videos, news broadcasts, articles, and social media...

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How to Let Go of Control in Uncertain Times

By Jenny Tryansky, Personal Development Coach People cope with uncertainty in different ways. Some are able to embrace it very quickly and find the opportunities and gifts that turn the discomfort of uncertainty into a...

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Ask the Expert: Finding Balance While Parenting with Sharon Selby

The past few months have been challenging, especially if you have children at home. For those trying to balance the many demands of parenthood during this difficult time, this week's Ask the Expert session was...

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How to Talk to Kids About Racism and Discrimination

Q&A with Dr. Kira Banks, Psychologist and creator of Raising Equity* There is so much in the news about George Floyd’s death at the hands of police and the pervasiveness of racism. How can we...

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Taking a Whole Life Approach to Decreasing Stress in Times of Crisis

By Afshan Tafler, Whole Life Coach It is in times of crisis, when our whole life is being affected, that we are called upon to draw from deep within us what exists beneath the fear,...

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How to Manage Video Conference Fatigue

By Hina Khan, Success Coach and registered psychotherapist You get up and have exactly 10 minutes until that important meeting, and you’re still in your pajamas. But there’s no rush, because like most people these...

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A health care worker’s experience on the front lines fighting COVID-19

Q&A with a Toronto-based Emergency Room Registered Nurse* *For privacy reasons, they have asked to remain anonymous What was a typical day like for you before the COVID-19 pandemic, and how has the outbreak affected...

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Managing your money during a global pandemic

A Q&A with Shannon Lee Simmons, Certified Financial Planner and founder of the New School of Finance What kinds of emotions are you seeing among your clients right now? There’s a range of emotions. I...

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Choosing Happiness

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, today's date (March 20, the International Day of Happiness) feels particularly important. This article will help you find positivity during these trying times, especially if you've been feeling...

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Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life

Q&A with Licensed Psychologist, Marni Amsellem, Ph.D What exactly is social distancing?  Social distancing is something that we are all being asked to do right now. The exact spacing or the exact amount of people...

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