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It’s about Awareness

It’s about Awareness

Since 2001, many community members as well as government and non-government organisations have held events to raise awareness and commemorate those who have been lost to drug overdose. International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end...

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Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression

What it is and is not ​Clinical or major depression is a complex mood disorder caused by various factors, including genetic predisposition, personality, stress and brain chemistry. While it can suddenly go into remission, depression is not something that people can...

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Meditation

Meditation

About Meditation Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years and was originally meant to help deepen understanding of the sacred and mystical forces of life. These days, meditation is commonly used for relaxation and stress reduction. Meditation is considered...

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Mental Health Employer Playbook

Mental Health Employer Playbook

More than half (54 per cent) of Canadians experiencing mental-health issues haven’t sought medical support, according to a new survey by Sun Life Financial Inc. Of those Canadians who haven’t sought support for a mental-health issue, 31 per cent said they felt they...

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How’s Your Financial Wellness?

How’s Your Financial Wellness?

Managing your Investments, Fees and the Financial Planning advice you need As the RRSP deadline approaches, our attention invariably draws to reviewing the performance of our investments, the management fees we pay and for many people, the success of their Financial...

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Diabetes in the Workplace

Diabetes in the Workplace

Diabetes is a disease in which your body either can't produce insulin or can't properly use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone produced by your pancreas. Insulin's role is to regulate the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Blood sugar must be carefully...

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Holiday Stress Relief

Holiday Stress Relief

As we exit this very turbulent year, the time for festive celebrations is upon us and the reality is that some of us won’t actually be able to get together with friends, family and loved ones. So, this year’s holidays will be a bit different and it will affect some of...

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Flu Season Preparedness

Flu Season Preparedness

Well, it’s that time of year again -- The Flu Season. It normally begins in late August, early September with an increasing rate slowly until about March and April. One misconception is that it is caused by cold temperatures, when in fact the influenza virus must be...

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WFH – Balance or Burnout

WFH – Balance or Burnout

Millions around the globe have made a sudden transition to remote work or working from home (WFH) amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Not surprisingly, this has some employers concerned about maintaining employee productivity. But what they really should be concerned about in...

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