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Healthy Habits: 8 Good Habits to Have in Life
News Posted On Jan 01, 2024

Healthy Habits: 8 Good Habits to Have in Life

Good habits benefit our physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health. These are the habits that get you closer to living your best life. Good habits help you become more productive and energetic. These habits help us move forward. If you are unsure…

How to Enjoy Long Winters
News Posted On Dec 01, 2023

How to Enjoy Long Winters

Some days, spending time outdoors during winter can feel more like a challenge than an enjoyment. As the temperatures drop, it can be easy to huddle indoors, wrapped in the warmth of blankets and the glow of electronic screens.  However, spending time…

Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Holidays
News Posted On Dec 01, 2023

Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Holidays

The holiday season is not an exciting and joyful time for everyone. There are many people who experience family conflicts, grief, loneliness, feelings of isolation, or negative memories around this time of year. If this is you, know that you're not…

What to Expect at Your First Counselling Session
News Posted On Nov 01, 2023

What to Expect at Your First Counselling Session

"I am nervous, anxious, and scared to attend a therapy session. I am afraid to open up. What do I even say? Do I start the conversation?" "What if people judge me for going to therapy? People might think I am weak." "I'm terrified to feel my feelings.…

World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide
News Posted On Sep 10, 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide

Trigger warning: This content contains information about suicide. This may not be reassuring and can be triggering to some individuals. We ask you to consider leaving this platform if you think the discussion could be traumatizing to you. For immediate…

How to Communicate Effectively
News Posted On Aug 01, 2023

How to Communicate Effectively

Do you find it hard to express your wants and opinions? Do you tend to do what others want regardless of your desires? If your answer is yes, read on to learn effective communication tips. Hopefully, these tips can improve your effective communication…

What is Gaslighting & Steps to Take if You’re Being Gaslighted
News Posted On Jul 01, 2023

What is Gaslighting & Steps to Take if You’re Being Gaslighted

Have you ever been in a situation where another person made you feel like your thoughts, feelings, and perspectives were invalid? They may make you wonder if you're the source of relational issues, and that you need to be more critical about how you…

Do you have an
News Posted On Jul 01, 2023

Do you have an "Everyday Addiction?"

Do you have an "everyday addiction"? Let’s think about your day. How many cups of coffee do you drink? How often do you check your phone? Do you think about your phone several times during the day? Do you drive really fast on the freeway? How many…

10 Common Negative Thinking Patterns and 5 Steps for Change
News Posted On Jun 01, 2023

10 Common Negative Thinking Patterns and 5 Steps for Change

Are you your own worst enemy? Do you find yourself getting bogged down by negative thoughts that seem to take over your mind, no matter how optimistic your circumstances seem? Maybe you’re constantly worrying about “what-ifs” or start feeling anxious…

Stress Reduction Worksheet
News Posted On May 01, 2023

Stress Reduction Worksheet

We all get stressed at times. It can be helpful when we experience a small amount of it, but too much stress can make us feel overwhelmed, frozen, and numb. Sometimes stress is the accumulation of many small, daily hassles. Some examples of daily hassles…

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life
News Posted On Mar 01, 2023

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life

What’s pushing you along every day: anxiety or your ambition and interests? Are you always on top of things at work because you are passionate about your career or afraid of what might happen if everything doesn’t go according to plans? Is your home…

Understanding Depression: Living with Depression Class
News Posted On Feb 01, 2023

Understanding Depression: Living with Depression Class

What would you say if someone asked you to define depression? An overwhelming sadness? The inability to feel motivated to do tasks you once enjoyed? When you feel no hope or joy for the future? While you may experience these symptoms, it doesn’t help…

4 Small Steps to Feeling Better
News Posted On Feb 01, 2023

4 Small Steps to Feeling Better

The hustle and bustle of daily life can take a toll on us. Between our busy schedules, responsibilities, and relationships, sometimes we may not feel able to take care of ourselves in the way we need. When stress and anxiety build up and aren't managed,…

Self-Esteem: A Tool for Self-Progression
News Posted On Jan 01, 2023

Self-Esteem: A Tool for Self-Progression

Many people never experience high self-worth or feel high self-esteem. People with low self-esteem tend to think they have little worth and have a negative view of almost everything. Expecting the worst, they invite it and, unfortunately, they often…

5 Ways to Manage your Wellbeing this Holiday Season
News Posted On Dec 01, 2022

5 Ways to Manage your Wellbeing this Holiday Season

Holidays and stress – these words are usually tied together. Holidays can involve cooking meals, baking, cleaning, entertaining, and reminiscing. You may feel stressed because there are lots of errands and tasks you have to do. You may also feel sad…

How Can Men Strive in Relationships?
News Posted On Nov 01, 2022

How Can Men Strive in Relationships?

Do you shut down when in a conflict? Are you having difficulties communicating with people in your life? Are you having a hard time expressing your emotions? Perhaps the feeling of anger, frustration, or sadness is a bit weird for you, so you end up…

How to Deal and Cope with Grief?
News Posted On Oct 01, 2022

How to Deal and Cope with Grief?

“You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Psychiatrist and founder of the five stages of grief Dealing with grief and loss is one of life’s biggest challenges, and there is…

Rapid Access Counselling in Alberta
News Posted On Oct 01, 2022

Rapid Access Counselling in Alberta

Rapid Access Counselling is a new virtual counselling service available to all Albertans. Are you in need of a supportive conversation focused on a change you’d like to make in your life? Whether you need to take several steps on a long journey, or…

Find Yourself and Discover Your Personal Values
News Posted On Oct 01, 2022

Find Yourself and Discover Your Personal Values

At some point in life, you will face the philosophical question, “who am I?” This isn’t always an easy question to answer. Most of the time, we default to the specifics: a parent, a spouse, a colleague, or a student. We tend to skip details on…

The Family Centre acknowledges that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.

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