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Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle.

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14 Tips to Beat The Winter Blahs

Sometimes winter can feel like it lasts forever and with that come changes to your mood, body, skin, sleep and overall attitude. There are simple ways in which you can take better care of you while you await the days of running your toes through the sand. Consider some of the following: Take vitamins daily… Read more »

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This Valentine’s Day, Improve Your Communication Skills

When you improve your communication skills as a couple, you can transfer these skills as you communicate with others, and enhance your relationships with family, friends and co-workers. To celebrate both Valentine’s Day and Family Day, as a couple, you can work on these skills together. Be pro-active instead of reactive and avoid the “I… Read more »

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Ten Keys That Help Parents to Successfully Discipline

Disciplining children can be one of the greatest challenges parents encounter. Appropriate methods of discipline, however, can teach responsibility, build self-esteem, motivate children, make children feel loved, and keep them from turning to gangs, drugs, or sex to feel powerful or a sense of belonging. The following ten keys will help parents use methods that… Read more »

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Children Learn Important Skills Through Play

Parents often view playtime with their children as relationship-building and leisure time. While this is true, the benefits of play are more extensive. Through play, children develop important cognitive and social skills. As parents, we can direct our children to learn and support skill building by engaging in different types of play. Play can increase… Read more »

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Four Gift Challenge – Want, Need, Wear, Read

As a mom of two young children, the holiday season in our family has typically been a time of wonder, excitement, fun and of course, busyness and increased levels of stress. I seem to arrive at the same place each year when it comes to buying gifts for our children. One side of me wants… Read more »

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Help your child manage anger in 6 simple steps

Managing anger is one of the biggest emotional issues that children face. Children who can learn to manage their anger have a head start on handling fears and other emotions. Kids need to learn that anger can be expressed in ways that are not hurtful to anyone including themselves. Here are six steps that parents… Read more »

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Have You Been Told Scary Tales from Creditors?

As many celebrate Halloween, one of the traditions is to share scary stories. In my role as Credit Counselling Manager, people tell me a lot of scary stories that have been fabricated by creditors. Many clients will contact our office with questions like: “Can I get kicked out of Canada if I owe money?” “Can I… Read more »

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Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

“So much has been given to me. I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.” Helen Keller As we gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, we commonly reflect on the things in our lives for which we are grateful. But, cultivating a year round, day by day practice of… Read more »

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University Students – Consider These Money-Saving Tips

Post-secondary education is an expensive pursuit, and costs are rising with each passing year. The average overall annual tuition cost for a Canadian university is around $5000, which is $20,000 over a four year degree. This does not include other costs, such as textbooks, supplies, renting an apartment, utilities and food. The numbers add up… Read more »

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If You’re Anxious About Change, Try A New Path

Autumn is the season that inspires me to think about change. It is a season where we are sad to say “good-bye” to summer and are somewhat anxious about the coming winter weather. But, it is also a season of glorious colour, fresh crisp air, fall fairs and Thanksgiving. We face many changes throughout our… Read more »

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