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International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children

International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children

Thursday November 25 is the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women. Why do we mark International Days? International days and weeks are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to call for local and global actions to increase awareness and to strengthen advocacy efforts, to shine light on the need for funding, to mobilize resources, share knowledge and innovations and celebrate achievements of humanity.

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Understanding and Coping with Trauma

Understanding and Coping with Trauma

This Remembrance Day, it is important to understand how trauma can affect all aspects of life for those who have experienced war and violence firsthand. A lot has changed since soldiers in the First World War coined the term “shell-shock” to describe the symptoms they were suffering from: fatigue, tremors, confusion, nightmares, and impaired sight and hearing.

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Communicating in Relationships

Communicating in Relationships

The past year has been difficult for a lot of reasons, one of which is being faced with changes to your relationship. Maybe you’ve found yourself spending more time with your partner if you’re both working from home, navigating your home as a workspace. Or maybe one or both of you are dealing with grief and loss; of a loved one, a career, or a way of life that has been altered significantly.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

It is the time of year we all know has been waiting in the wings; the days become shorter, the weather turns greyer and drizzlier, and many people start to feel a little bit lower or less happy.

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Returning to school and work during a pandemic

Returning to school and work during a pandemic

Changes in Covid-19 restrictions have allowed some of us to be able to move back into our workplaces or attend face to face college and university classes. As these transitions take place we can be struck with a new realization. The realization that while none of us have ever lived through a pandemic before Covid-19, none of us have ever emerged from one either.

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Wellness and Technology

Wellness and Technology

We all understand that taking care of our mental health is important, especially over the last year and a half. We have found ourselves in a place where there are an incredible amount of options available to us in order to feel better about ourselves, each other, and the world at large.

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Discouraged? Look how far you've come!

Discouraged? Look how far you've come!

We all get discouraged from time to time. Things don’t always go the way we want, goals are harder to attain than we thought, and best laid plans fall through. Many of us have learned to roll with life’s punches and recover quickly from a setback.

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