If you’re thinking about giving therapy a try or looking for a therapist for your child, you might be understandably feeling a bit uncertain or nervous about getting started. You may have questions about what it might look like, whether you or your child are ready, how to find the right therapist, and more. Here is some information about therapy that can help you figure out if therapy is right for you or your child and how it might help.
Today, Monday October 10, marks this year's Canadian Thanksgiving. While Thanksgiving is known for its bountiful feast celebrating the harvest, the holiday is also a lovely time for families to gather together and share in grateful moments. Gratitude involves recognizing and appreciating one's blessings to create balance from life's difficulties (Lebow, 2021). Mindfulness is a helpful tool for practicing gratitude because it helps one handles life's difficulties with grace and acceptance (Lebow, 2021).
Do You Need a Digital Detox? The Connection Between Social Media and Your Mental Health
Do you reach for your phone in the morning before you get out of bed? Have you ever fallen asleep with a phone or tablet beside your head? Do you wonder about the impact of your screen time on your mental state and well-being? With a few high-profile celebrities recently announcing that they are taking a break from social media to protect their mental health, it has renewed conversation about how social media makes us feel and the role that it plays in our lives. From FOMO (fear of missing out) to doom-scrolling to chasing likes to oversharing, many of us have developed some unhealthy habits when it comes to using social media.
4 Tips for Self-Care: How to Improve Wellness and Mental Health During challenging Times.