How to Overcome Challenges – Lessons from Rock Climbing
Just over a year ago I began bouldering – a form of rock climbing that involves climbing shorter walls (approx. 3-4 metres high) without ropes or harnesses. I was apprehensive to try it, but...
How to Learn a New Skill in 4 Steps
The COVID-19 pandemic has been undeniably challenging for many but has also presented the opportunity for learning new skills – either by choice or as a requirement.
If I am completely honest, I have become...
How to Manage Anxiety During COVID-19 – A Guide for Frontline Workers
“I just don’t want to do this anymore,” an exhausted grocery worker uttered as he hung his head against his arms before cleaning carts for the next round of angry and anxious customers. It’s...
4 Benefits of Practicing Gratitude During COVID-19
Everyone is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and “everyone” is inclusive of the global community. This isn’t to say all of the impacts are uniform or evenly distributed – while we may all be...
How to Cope With Grief and Loss During COVID-19
The usual rituals and ceremonies of funerals, memorials, and gatherings provide something to hold on to when we are experiencing grief and loss. These shared experiences and connections with others hold a healing power.