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Your Healthy Mind

You got a crappy grade. Now what?

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Sep 7, 2018 3:30:33 PM

You didn’t study enough. You used the wrong data set for your paper. You’re losing focus on your assignments. You got a crappy grade. Being a post-secondary student means facing setbacks you’ve[...]

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Setback at work? Here’s how to get over it

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Sep 6, 2018 4:27:02 PM

You didn’t meet your quota. Your priority package wasn’t sent on time. The latest promotion went to the newest hire. It can be tough to deal with setbacks at work.

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The BEACON therapist: how they make your digital therapy successful

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Sep 4, 2018 2:30:12 PM

With BEACON, you’ll work with a therapist dedicated to you. You’ll form a relationship with them throughout your experience, from the initial assessment to the end of your course of therapy.

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This is how anxiety can feel

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Aug 8, 2018 11:27:15 AM

Feeling anxious – about people, situations, or just a general background soundtrack of worry – can have a profound impact on how you react to your everyday life.  While there is more than one type[...]

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Topics: Stress, Anxiety

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? How CBT helps you become resilient.

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Aug 1, 2018 5:11:31 PM

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or CBT, helps people develop resilience to cope with life’s demands. If you are feeling down, overwhelmed or stressed out, CBT can be an effective way to improve[...]

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This is how depression can feel

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Jul 30, 2018 1:15:56 PM

Depression is more than being sad or feeling down. Someone who experiences persistently strong negative feelings that interfere with their day-to-day life and impact how they deal with people[...]

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Topics: depression

Signs you may be experiencing PTSD

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on May 23, 2018 9:43:25 AM

Most people are familiar with posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, as a mental health condition experienced by soldiers who have experienced combat or by first responders following experiences[...]

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Need new ways to deal with stress? Here's four.

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Apr 30, 2018 5:14:38 PM
If you find yourself dealing with overwhelming stress, there are some things you can do to help cope. Here are 4 ways to deal with bad stress.
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Good stress and bad stress: here's the difference

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Apr 30, 2018 5:12:07 PM
 
It’s said that stress is the difference between our expectations and our reality. And, sometimes, that can be a good thing.
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This Renegade Love | How self-employment affected my mental health (+ 6 ways I manage it)

Posted by Glendon Mellow on Mar 2, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Originally published at This Renegade Love, on February 27, 2018 by Lauren McPhillips

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