Mental Health

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31 08, 2019

Happiness: Art or Science?


The answer may surprise you: It’s actually both! In this blog I’m going to define and discuss, PERMA, the 5 building blocks of what makes for a happy life. I want you to think about incorporating some of these building blocks into your life in an attempt to move along the happiness continuum. The [...]

Happiness: Art or Science?2019-09-03T14:48:16+00:00
11 11, 2018

What are we failing to teach our students?


For the past 15 years I have been teaching at the University level and developing and facilitating soft skills seminars and workshops for businesses across Canada. During this time I have noticed that students and employees alike are struggling with emotional concerns, communication challenges and a host of mental health issues such as anxiety,  depression, [...]

What are we failing to teach our students?2019-07-08T14:49:05+00:00
11 10, 2018

Learn to let them fail!


I know. I get it. The economy, the high rate of youth unemployment and the investment you made in your child’s education (which you have convinced yourself will never reap dividends because of the economy), not only keeps you up at night, but has you hovering over your kids in order to keep them safe, [...]

Learn to let them fail!2019-07-08T14:48:43+00:00
2 02, 2016

Bell Let’s Talk Campaign


I want to give a shout out to Bell Canada who has done an incredible job at shedding light on the issue of mental illness in this country. With the help of the public Bell raised $6,585,250 for mental health initiatives and will fund projects that focus on improving access to mental health care. Sadly, all to many Canadians who [...]

Bell Let’s Talk Campaign2019-07-08T14:55:24+00:00