Thoughts for a Balanced Life: A Counselling Blog
This year, avoid setting unrealistic goals or adopting a crash diet. Instead, try to choose an attainable goal that is sustainable throughout the year.
While we are usually well intentioned, it’s easy to say things that are unhelpful and even hurtful to our suffering loved ones. Here are five things not to say to someone who is grieving.
Whether you were married for decades and share a family or you were married for months and it just didn’t work out, the same question looms for everyone… what now?
In the modern day, growth never happened in a comfort zone. We have to learn to get comfortable taking risks, but it’s never an easy thing to do.
If you’re feeling anxious about change, here are a few ways you can prepare yourself and embrace new things in life.
If you are a student struggling with your mental health, remember that you are not alone. Reaching out to a mental health professional can be the first step to returning to a healthy, balanced life.
If you find yourself looking to start a fight, trying to find issues with your partner or being over-sensitive about things that normally wouldn’t upset you, you may be engaging in a destructive behaviour.
How we grieve is a result of several factors such as our individual personalities, cultural norms, the circumstances of the grief, and the support system we have to help us through.
For decades, researchers have been studying the effect of mainstream media on youth. Today, teenagers called “digital natives”—those who were born with technology at arms reach—are experiencing mental health challenges stemming from their time spent online.
As a society, we have always recognized that individuals who experience hardships in life such as oppression, bullying and abuse are more prone to mental health challenges. For the LGBTQ+ community, this hardship is often the norm.