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Mental Health Support

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 - 10:30

Mental illness affects millions of people worldwide, but many don't seek help due to stigma, access to care, or misconceptions. However, people with mental illness can live full and rewarding lives with proper support and treatment. Mental illnesses are caused by chemical imbalances in the brain and can trigger a range of symptoms, including depression, anxiety, mood swings, and hallucinations. People may be afraid to seek help due to concerns about their job or relationships, but employees are protected by laws that safeguard privacy and prevent discrimination.

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Resilience

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 16:45

The ability to bounce back from difficult situations, or resilience, can have multiple benefits such as enhancing decision-making and performance in high-stress circumstances, promoting better overall health, and reducing the risk of stress-related illnesses. A robust capacity for resilience enables individuals to creatively navigate challenging situations and learn valuable lessons from setbacks. It is important to note that resilience is not an inherent trait, but rather a set of behaviors, thoughts, and actions that can be acquired and honed by anyone.

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Communication & Teams

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 15:30

Communication forms the foundations of all relationships – at home, in the community, and at work. Communication does not only mean speaking skills, it is just one of the components. Typically, the speaker is perceived as powerful and in control, and the listener as passive, but actually the reverse is true. When we listen to others, we assess how to approach them and can then establish a rapport. The speaker then feels good about being heard and listens attentively to what we say.

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Making the Most of Family Mealtime

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 11:15

Family dinners don’t happen very often in many homes for reasons like working late, after-school activities, varied schedules, or being a single parent doing it all. The list goes on and on and the result could be choosing something quick and easy while not always being healthy or eating at separate times in different places.

Complicated lives can be challenging for families to get together and enjoy quality time, but time spent together can have enormous benefits for everyone’s well-being. Here are some helpful ways to make family mealtime easier:

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Family Relationships during the Holiday's

Monday, November 21, 2022 - 14:15

Holiday season brings more time with loved ones, exciting events and sometimes unfortunately, additional stressors. Whether time crunches, family feuds, travel, work and school schedules or money are the source of additional stress, what should be an enjoyable time can become a toll on your health. Make the most of the holiday season with fun, delicious meals and break from the routine with some steps to removing the excess and make the most of the holidays.

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