Healthy Life

Keep your mind sharp and your soul healthy with our expert psychologist bloggers.

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If you’re anything like me, you research all the different kinds of meditation techniques our there or you’ve downloaded a ton of apps onto your phone. Great, you’ve got all this information at your fingertips, but you have no idea where to start. The more you look, the more overwhelmed you …

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Have you ever felt guilty - like you weren’t doing enough for the people in your life? Are you the type to feel bad if you can’t attend a birthday party, or stay late to help a colleague, or return a phone call promptly? If this is you, it’s time to switch this up fast! What if I told you th…

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Papillon Foods offers over 1,000 bulk products, including dried fruits, snacks, nuts, seeds, grains, spices, sugars, baking, and organic foods – plus a wide selection of baking, cooking and cake decorating items. They also specialize in natural foods, vitamins, supplements, and have a wide s…

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Papillon Foods offers over 1,000 bulk products, including dried fruits, snacks, nuts, seeds, grains, spices, sugars, baking, and organic foods – plus a wide selection of baking, cooking and cake decorating items. They also specialize in natural foods, vitamins, supplements, and have a wide s…

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Papillon Foods offers over 1,000 bulk products, including dried fruits, snacks, nuts, seeds, grains, spices, sugars, baking, and organic foods – plus a wide selection of baking, cooking and cake decorating items. They also specialize in natural foods, vitamins, supplements, and have a wide s…

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Papillon Foods offers over 1,000 bulk products, including dried fruits, snacks, nuts, seeds, grains, spices, sugars, baking, and organic foods – plus a wide selection of baking, cooking and cake decorating items. They also specialize in natural foods, vitamins, supplements, and have a wide s…

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Papillon Foods offers over 1,000 bulk products, including dried fruits, snacks, nuts, seeds, grains, spices, sugars, baking, and organic foods – plus a wide selection of baking, cooking and cake decorating items. They also specialize in natural foods, vitamins, supplements, and have a wide s…

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It’s apple and onion season, which always makes me think of quercetin. Why? Because this bioflavonoid is found in abundance in fresh apples and onions, as well as other fruits and vegetables. I only wish there were fresh apples and onions around in early spring when my seasonal allergies hit…

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I wish massage was the answer to all but it should really only be a part of a wellness routine. Your lifestyle in between sessions has a lasting effect on all the treatments you receive in order to feel better. 

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As someone who deals with mental health challenges, I've been through a lot. When I was 11 years old, I got a severe concussion. It triggered a lot of depression and anxiety. For five months I had a non-stop headache and felt dizzy. I was out of school for a while and I couldn’t focus at all…

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With the summer rapidly coming to an end, you may be looking for a final family-friendly virtual event to attend. Well, I’ve got you covered! There’s an event happening that will support your health, while also supporting the health of others.

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So, I just recently received a phone call from a client I saw years back. She moved away and I had not heard from her since our last session circa 2011. When I answered the phone, she identified herself using her first name. Thankfully, her unmistakable voice allowed me to recognize her imme…

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In the same way that human beings can get addicted to substances, we can also get addicted to our own respective emotions. Think about the emotions you experience often. Think about the ones you know intimately but wish you didn’t. Now, this blog is not about getting rid of your emotions. To…

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Finding gratitude during this Pandemic is a tall order for many people. Our days are often filled with a gamut of emotions. Making a list of the many things that we are grateful for is a great start! Let’s take it one step further. I’ve found myself digging deeper lately. How about you? Ther…

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This pandemic has definitely changed our individual lives in so many different ways. It almost feels like we are in a dream. Or waking up from one. Am I the only one that feels like every single day I am discovering a life lesson that I feel I should have already known?

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The COVID-19 Coronavirus has taken over every major news source. Reporters are sharing frightening statistics about the virus from all perspectives. It’s our job to listen to this news and remain informed about the truth. However, with hourly horrifying updates, it can take a toll on our min…

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Is this a weird time, or what? Social distancing. School cancellations. Quarantine. Limited visits to grandma. Self-isolation. …and I don’t know about you, but after grocery shopping, I proceeded to Lysol-wipe the milk cartons and wash my blackberries in dish soap – if you couldn’t guess, so…

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So you start a new therapeutic relationship with a psychologist who, all things considered, seems good. You have conversations and you get to know each other. Of course your therapist might likely know more about your life’s content than you do about theirs but that’s the way it has to be fo…

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When was the last time you felt excited about life? I think we can all agree that there are times when we feel on top of the world, and that everything is working in our favour. Then, there are other times, when we slip from the peak of the mountain and can’t seem to find the motivation or d…

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A new year is here, and with that, I’m sure you have all set intentions and goals for 2020. Fitness resolutions are the most common ones set by individuals at the start of any new year. We are interested in becoming more fit and active, losing weight and gaining physical strength. 

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There is no better feeling than goal setting in January. You have an entire year ahead of you; a book with unwritten chapters. In January, we are inspired as we set goals in all areas of life that we believe will better ourselves: we set fitness goals, work goals, life goals and everything i…

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There is a lot of talk about decluttering the home or the workspace, but nobody really talks about digital decluttering, or more specifically, social media decluttering. Think about how much time you spend on social media per day. Often, we surprise ourselves with the number of hours we argu…

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We have all heard that we should be drinking 6-8 glasses of water per day but how many of us or worse our children, are actually doing that? Do we really know what it means to be hydrated? Are we aware of the signs of dehydration?

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You're sound asleep and suddenly your alarm clock sets off to wake you up for the day. As you reach to turn off the alarm, you grab your phone and begin the day by scrolling through social media to catch up on the last 8 hours of junk you’ve missed. Sound familiar? This is my typical morning…

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Sassy received a request to write about the age-old question of why some women choose the bad boy. I have three hypotheses as to why the bad boys "win" over those good guys who finish last. Ok? Let's talk!

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On September 27th, 2019, an estimated 500,000 Montrealers came together to demand action from the government to prevent climate change. Greta Thunberg, the teen activist responsible for this world-wide movement, joined the Montreal community to lead the empowering rally.