Unlock your love language to deepen connections

A great relationship is about 2 things: First, appreciating the similarities and second, respecting the differences.
-Unknown

 

Whether it’s a new subject at school, learning the ins and outs of a new work program, or absorbing the latest headlines and updates for current affairs, most people understand that there are individual differences in the ways we learn and retain new information. Some people learn better through visual information, while others prefer written words, or...

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The virus will impact the physical health of many of us, it will impact the mental health of all of us.

Taking care of myself doesn’t mean ‘me first’. It means ‘me too.’
- L.R. Knost

 

We wake up to daily tallies of those suffering with or succumbing to the symptoms of this spreading disease, and we’re there for our community, doing our part to help those who are vulnerable. We hear about the catastrophic economic fall-out, and we’re there for our friends as they share their financial fears now that they’ve lost their job. We hear the social...

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The only moment you can control is the present

"Ships don’t sink because of the water around them. They sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down."

 

Given the thousands of people who have recently been stood down or let go entirely from their jobs thanks to the economic effects of COVID-19, it can feel nearly impossible to not let what’s going on in the world weigh you down.  

On top of the financial strain unemployment...

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How have you been spending the extra hours?

When was the last time you rang your Grandparents? Or shared a yarn with your next-door neighbour? Maybe you’ve been meaning to connect with a local charity or community project, but whether it’s been work, or study or any number of other events in your life, there’s always been a reason to put it off for later.

When people talk about procrastination, they often refer to examples of school or work, putting off writing a report or studying for an exam. So, often we overlook...

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How to Love Yourself

empathy self-care Mar 19, 2020

Have you looked in the mirror lately?

Last week I talked about human connection and whether or not we actually know those in our life on a deeper level, that is a level underneath the surface. This week I want to talk about whether or not we actually know ourselves and if we do know ourselves what are the conversations we are having internally.

In a world that is driven by fame, money and fortune, we are so quick to compare our self to those we idolize. We are so quick to compare ourselves...

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