August: Let’s discuss the topic of stress

Let’s talk about stress Greetings everyone, The word stress tends to have negative connotations – understandably so! What I’d like to unpack though is the difference between “good stress” called eustress and unhealthy “bad stress” called distress. Let’s take a moment to talk about the differences between the two, discuss how they manifest and influence […]

A Word on How to Foster Resilience

Fostering Resilience As the world around us slowly starts to reopen we may still find ourselves feeling fatigued, frustrated, burned out, or in some ways very anxious. Navigating through this pandemic has not been an easy feat for any of us. Let’s discuss the impact of this long-term stress on our resilience and how we […]

Important Things You Need To Know About: New Year’s Resolutions

by Hagit Malikin, Student Intern Happy New Year everyone! Let’s welcome 2019 with open arms and embark on new and exciting adventures this year. Many New Year traditions usually look something like this: big parties with friends and/or family, champagne, lots of food and of course, our New Year’s Resolutions.  “In 2019, I will exercise […]

Important Things You Need To Know About: Educational Counselling

By Hagit Malikin What is educational counselling? Educational psychologists focus on everything that has to do with education. They help students face school stressors such as tests & exams, school transitions, course and program selection and more. In addition to educational help, educational counsellors help students with social, behavioural and emotional problems that may hinder […]

The Four Sources of Meaning

Dr. Viktor Frankl is a world renowned Neurologist, Psychiatrist, Professor of Psychology, and Holocaust survivor. Having lost all of his family in a concentration camp, including his pregnant wife, Frankl became very interested in how individuals confront adversity. He discovered that those who are able to find meaning in suffering fare best, and ultimately built […]

Stress-mas Week Mantra

‘Tis the week before Christmas, and for many people, that means stress and overwhelm are at an all-time high. Whether you enjoy the holidays or not, nobody can deny the mayhem that seems to manifest itself this time of year. The traffic is absurd, every store is packed to the brim with sleep-deprived (not to […]