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Monday, January 15, 2018 - 00:05

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Saviez-vous…

 

Notre recherche montre qu'avant et surtout après que les enseignants ont utilisé les ressources pour aider les élèves à parler de santé mentale, les élèves de la 1re à la 3e année étaient plus susceptibles que les élèves de la 4e à la 7e...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 18:57

Yes, studies are showing that people who are optimistic feel they can cope better, as long as they are realistic. Research also supports that they are more successful in business, and seem to live longer.

Can you train your brain to be an optimist?

Absolutely! Talk...

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 01:48

The traditional view of mental health is that we are healthy or sick, with no signs or symptoms between the two.  We are going to look at mental health and the continuum from mental health to mental illness in a different light. It is not an “all or nothing”.  Same as physical health, there are...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 22:11

 

Do you sometimes check-in to see how you are doing emotionally? Take the time today to do this. Throughout the day pause to reflect on how your day is going. Do you feel calm, assured, distressed?  The purpose of taking time to reflect on oneself is to increase self-awareness, and self-...

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 23:20

 

“Fostering the development of positive mental health by supporting individual resilience, creating supportive environments and addressing the influence of the broader determinants of mental health are key components of promoting mental health.”
- Canadian Institute for Health...

Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 17:00

 

Resiliency is the capacity to recover, resist, and possibly even thrive in the face of life problems ― for example, tragedy, personal crises, or stressful situations. Some common characteristics in resilient people are they:  

 

  • feel appreciated
  • are aware of...
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 23:10

Being scared is a natural body response to danger, and it happens to everyone. When you are scared, you are more alert. We are programmed to react to danger by a mechanism called “flight or fight response.” When this mechanism is activated, it enables us to run or escape from danger or prepares...

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 17:43

 

Self confidence is certainly a major ingredient in successful people. In order to develop self-confidence, you need to believe in your ability to achieve. Don't be afraid to try new things, to take reasonable risks, to make mistakes and then try again. Set your goals and work towards...

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 16:49

Exercise is something that each and every individual in this world needs, regardless of gender or age or weight. Getting physical keeps you in shape, improves your heart health and helps you to feel able to cope with life. Some benefits of exercise that you may not realize happen include those...

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 21:01

 

If you are depressed, it can be hard for you to even get out of bed. So how can you bring yourself to doing things like setting goals?

 

Feeling tired, hopeless, and sad all the time makes it hard to keep up with day to day routines, you can start slipping, and withdrawing...

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