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Posts By: Carizon Staff

Work-Life Balance: The Busy Badge

“We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own “to do” list.” -Michelle Obama When did everyone start wearing “busyness” like a badge of honour? Do you remember the last time you asked someone how they were doing, and the word “busy” wasn’t part of the answer? Is this something… Read more »

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Volunteer Week

Want to Feel Healthier and Happier? – Volunteer!

As National Volunteer Week approaches (April 7 – 13th), we look forward to celebrating our volunteers at Carizon! Volunteers help improve quality of life for others. Volunteers also gain valuable experience, develop new skills and studies show that involved Canadians enjoy improved overall health. Every day at Carizon we witness the benefits of having volunteers… Read more »

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Tax Time is here.

We should all be completing our returns…why? When we hear that it’s tax time again, many of us wince at the thought. But, there are many benefits to completing your tax returns. Here are some you should be thinking about: For the Employee: To verify that your employer has deducted CPP, EI Benefits and Income… Read more »

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7 Resolutions for Your Finances in 2019

Often at the start of January, we make resolutions about things we are going to do in the new year. To safeguard your hard-earned cash, you should also look to things you are not going to do in the future. Here are seven recommended “Don’ts” to adopt as part of your everyday money management practices…. Read more »

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Create a Stress Coping Plan this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time to spend with family and friends. It’s a time to celebrate long-lived traditions and introduce new ones. The holidays can also be a time when we experience numerous stressors such as doing too much and spending too much, experiencing too much togetherness, or not enough togetherness. The positive side… Read more »

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Helping Children Cope with Nightmares

Does your child suffer from recurring nightmares? Do you find your child trying to keep awake at bedtime for fear of the next scary dream? Is it difficult for your child to fall back to sleep at night after being awakened by a dream? If so, don’t fret, there are tried and true ways to… Read more »

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Be SMART About New Year’s Resolutions

There is something about a new year that compels us to set resolutions to make big improvements in our lives! But, many New Year’s resolutions are broken before January is even over, and we feel worse than had we not set a resolution. The “just do it” approach may serve to sell Nike, but it… Read more »

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9 Thinking Habits to Avoid in 2018

Sometimes our thinking habits can deflate us. If we can identify those thought processes, we can take the first step to breaking them. Do you: Over-generalize? When a single incident in your life becomes a huge pattern of defeat, you are overgeneralizing. This is what I always do. I never get it right. Succumb to… Read more »

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