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50+ Helpful, Fun, and Educational Resources For and About Kids

Well-Being Support for Kids and Parents How to give your kid a special birthday while stuck at home (Today’s Parent) Working from home with kids feels unsustainable. Here’s how to ease the burden. (Vox.com) Mental Health and Well-Being Resources (TDSB: Toronto District School Board) Helping Kids in Changing Times  (TDSB: Toronto District School Board) How to support student mental…
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15 Strategies for Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety

These are challenging times. The ongoing sense of uncertainty and insecurity caused by COVID-19 is having a big impact on our mental health, which is an important part of our overall health. I want to help people avoid making things worse for themselves and their families. To that end, I have put together an in-depth resource in…
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Resources to Support Health and Wellness While Working Remotely

The majority of my workdays are spent at Seneca College’s campus in Markham, Ontario. That is, until recently. When we were all notified that we’d be working from home until further notice, my mind immediately flooded with thoughts and a I felt a bit of trepidation. I thought of my home situation, realizing that I’d…
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Book Review: Mindfulness in 8 Weeks

Upon stumbling across an intriguing book called Mindfulness in Eight Weeks by Michael Chaskalson, I became truly convinced of the importance of mindfulness. In my last blog post, I talked about mindfulness as a powerful skill and a transformative way of living. After this read, I realized that mindfulness can be learned and practiced every day,…
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16 Resources to Support Mental Health and Wellness During the Pandemic

Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, CPC has shared many helpful resources on their websites and on social media. Staying healthy, both physically and mentally, has been — and will continue to be — an ongoing theme. In support of that theme, I’ve gathered up a number of PDFs you can download. Each one contains helpful…
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Self-Isolation: An Opportunity to Explore and Re-assess Values

As COVID-19 precautions continue to challenge us with some unexpected and wide-ranging restrictions, I find myself asking, “What is it that I really miss?” Is it the gym and the physical exercise I used to enjoy, or is it the connection with others? Is it the coffee shop I miss or is it the connection to…