Life in the Sandwich Generation

Life in the Sandwich Generation Many Baby Boomers today find themselves caught in what has now been identified as “the sandwich generation.”  These parents have school age or post-secondary students to take care of as well as the added stress of supporting aging...

Relax & Recharge with Mindfulness Meditation

Relax and Recharge with Mindfulness Meditation Mindfulness Meditation is a technique for slowing down and examining one’s thought processes, and learning to be “in the moment”.  Mindfulness is a based on Buddhist principles but it is not a religious based activity....

Adequate Sleep & Mental Health

Adequate Sleep & Mental Health “I’m too busy for sleep!” How many times have a heard a colleague, friend or student at the college I work at tell me that.  Students I work with often say they need to pull all-nighters before exams.  I argue that the best studying...
Stigma Still Surrounds Mental Health

Stigma Still Surrounds Mental Health

Stigma Still Surrounds Mental Health “We are making inroads, but there is still much work to be done.” According to the Conference Board of Canada (2011), “when it comes to mental health issues in Canadian workplaces, misinformation, fear and prejudice remain far too...