Regardless where you live in the world and what your political beliefs are, it’s a topic that can be triggering, especially when it’s uninvited. These days, politics can make its way into everyday conversations around the dinner table, on social … Read the rest
Sunday, August 5th is ‘Friendship Day’, a time to acknowledge those important relationships in our lives–friendships. It’s no secret that healthy relationships make us happy, but loving and being loved is actually good for our health and can cultivate healing as … Read the rest
Summer has arrived, and with warmer temperatures comes more excuses to spend time outside. You may have heard the notion that sunshine and fresh air are great for our overall health and wellbeing, but there is actually some science to … Read the rest
For some teachers, August may bring the stressful reminder that school starts in a matter of weeks, for others it may seem like a distant worry. Either way, this month is the last chance to reset and recharge before it’s … Read the rest
A lot of hurt has happened around the world lately: multiple terrorist attacks, media attention on trauma and abuse, it can weigh heavily on a person’s mind.
The reality is, whether we’ve experienced some form of trauma in our … Read the rest
“Helping is healing, and healing is possible.” — Theo Fleury
These words aren’t just an inspirational mantra, helping others can actually make you feel happier and healthier, and there’s science to back that notion up.
The “feel-good” chemicals in … Read the rest