6 Tips for Improving Mental Health Individually and Collectively

Lynda Monk

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“Mental well-being is bigger than the presence or absence of a mental illness. People who live with a mental illness can and do thrive, just as people without a mental illness may experience poor mental health.” — Canadian Mental Health Association, 2014 World Mental Health Day happens every year on October 10. This dedicated day has the goal of raising … Read More

4 Key Dimensions of Self-Care – Take Control of Your Well-Being

Lynda Monk

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What is self-care and why does it matter? Self-care includes all the things you do to take care of your well-being in four key dimensions: your emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual health. If you are a counsellor, social worker, therapist, health care professional, leader, educator, change agent, caregiver, parent, purpose-driven entrepreneur – a person who gives a lot of yourself … Read More