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Your Healthy Mind

Stressful times headed your way. How to prepare so you stay mentally healthy.

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Dec 10, 2018 5:41:36 PM

Tax time for accountants. Crunch time for developers. Inventory time for retail workers. Customer service during a recall. Every job has stressful periods we can anticipate in advance, where the[...]

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4 healthy –and 4 not-so healthy– ways to unwind after a stressful day

Posted by Dr. Peter Farvolden, Ph.D., C.Psych. on Nov 23, 2018 11:13:12 AM

It’s easy to carry the stress of the workday on your shoulders when you head home. Here are 4 ways to shake off those negative feelings and unwind – and 4 behaviours you should avoid.

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Think you’re headed towards a holiday relationship breakup? Here’s what to do

Posted by Priya Sholanki, MSW, RSW on Sep 28, 2018 1:36:01 PM

The Turkey Dump. Spring break break-ups. Holidays can add a layer of stress to relationships while you’re away from your significant other attending school. So, what can you do to help your[...]

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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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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

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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