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4 Tips to Practicing True Self-Care
News Posted On Sep 01, 2021

4 Tips to Practicing True Self-Care

When was the last time you felt refreshed? Was it when you went for a walk? Or when you ate out with friends?  Self-care looks different for everyone, so don’t get concerned if you feel tired even after you’ve tried the tips you’ve read online.…

Positive Self-Talk: What It Is, and How to Start
News Posted On Aug 01, 2021

Positive Self-Talk: What It Is, and How to Start

Pause for a moment, and recall your everyday conversations with yourself. What do you often say? Is it “I’m sorry, but I’m not sure I'm the right person to do this,” or “This is a wonderful opportunity for me to learn from others and grow”?This…

Free Summer Camp for Parents:
News Posted On Jun 16, 2021

Free Summer Camp for Parents: "Me" Time

Are you looking for fun and free things to do this summer? Meet other parents and learn about structure, routine, child development, emotional support, community resources, and more at The Family Centre’s free summer camp for parents! This is your…

Benefits of Journaling
News Posted On Jun 01, 2021

Benefits of Journaling

Journaling is a common and popular outlet for managing mental health, sparking creativity, and remembering events in one's life. There are many different reasons why people keep journals and all of them are beneficial.  Benefits of keeping a journal…

Staycations: A Convenient Way to Beat Burnout
News Posted On Jun 01, 2021

Staycations: A Convenient Way to Beat Burnout

Burnout leads to the inability to function well at work or in your personal life. It arises when chronic workplace stress has not been successfully managed. Chances are, you’ve probably experienced some form of burnout at least once in your life. Over…

How Being Grateful Improves Your Mental and Physical Health
News Posted On May 01, 2021

How Being Grateful Improves Your Mental and Physical Health

Showing gratitude is one of the golden rules that guide us on how to treat others. From a young age, we were taught to be thankful to people who do good deeds to us. Being grateful helps build good relationships with the people around us and positively…

Reaching a Goal is Like Crossing a River
News Posted On May 01, 2021

Reaching a Goal is Like Crossing a River

If you’re like me, you can feel overwhelmed when you set a long-term goal. It might be so far away it seems impossible to reach. Do you want to get sober, go back to school, get a job, or finally be stable? Long-term goals can feel too hard to do,…

10 Common Negative Thinking Patterns and 5 Steps for Change
News Posted On Apr 01, 2021

10 Common Negative Thinking Patterns and 5 Steps for Change

Have you ever found yourself thinking that something tragic has happened when your child was late coming home from the movies?  What about believing you have the worst luck when it comes to relationships or life in general?  How about feeling that…

Anxiety Support Group
News Posted On Mar 01, 2021

Anxiety Support Group

"It’s OK to be scared.Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.”- Mandy Hale Brave is a word that Heather Pagenkopf uses to describe those who join The Family Centre’s anxiety support group. Heather, the group’s…

5 Steps to Self-love
News Posted On Oct 01, 2020

5 Steps to Self-love

Self-love is something everyone can create. Self-love is not ego or narcissism. Self-love is a deep sense of our own self-worth and value as a person. It’s believing that we are worthy of love, respect, safety, and connection. It's believing that our…

5 Steps to Self-love
News Posted On Feb 14, 2020

5 Steps to Self-love

February is the so-called month of love. Some people will look forward to Valentine’s day with joy, while others will feel dread. So, I thought it would be better to write about loving yourself, instead of loving others. Self-love is something everyone…

Ten Symptoms of Burnout
News Posted On Nov 01, 2019

Ten Symptoms of Burnout

Burnout can affect not only your work but also your relationships and your health. It’s important to know what burnout is and its symptoms so you can spot them quickly and take steps to intervene. Burnout is the effect of chronic, long-term stress.…

Do You Know How to Manage Your Stress?
News Posted On Apr 30, 2019

Do You Know How to Manage Your Stress?

Stress is a part of our everyday life. We can experience good stress (such as getting married or beginning a new job) or bad stress, such as losing a beloved pet. Human beings are designed to respond and react to stress as a survival strategy. Our bodies…

Holiday Wellness Tip Sheet
News Posted On Dec 12, 2018

Holiday Wellness Tip Sheet

Holiday family get-togethers can be stressful. All of those old childhood wounds can get reopened, and, in some families, new issues are created. Even in families that appear to get along, unvoiced resentments from the past can linger behind a mask of…

Self-Esteem: A Tool for Self-Progression
News Posted On Nov 08, 2018

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…

The Ultimate Guide on Boosting Your Learning Habits
News Posted On Sep 12, 2018

The Ultimate Guide on Boosting Your Learning Habits

Learning isn’t limited to any age. No matter what you’re studying, developing good learning habits is key to actually understanding new information. Whether you’re studying for a class, assisting your child with his or her homework, or learning…

Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Holidays
News Posted On Nov 28, 2016

Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Holidays

While many people look forward to the holiday season, there are many who dread it—whether it be because of a recent loss, family problems, or feelings of isolation. With the holidays around the corner, here are some tips on how to keep your mental…

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