Living in a paradox during a pandemic

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! This week we address the “elephant in the room”. Living through this pandemic is challenging – for so many reasons. Is it possible that a few months ago all we wanted was some time off, to spend with family, or take a break from our hectic […]

Helping one another: Some essential tips

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog. Last week we focused on a new service we are offering to our clients: occupational therapy. This week we wanted to shift back to an important issue that we must be mindful of during the pandemic: how we can look out for and help one another. We […]

Social Distancing & Isolation: Staying Healthy Physically & Mentally

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog. During our last blog, we focused on gratitude, something that we can all be practicing more often during these difficult times. A week later, and we find ourselves continuing the fight for safety by isolating and social distancing ourselves. To put it bluntly: Things are weird right now.   […]

Stress and the Holidays – Expectations

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! Last week we started to focus on why the holidays can be especially stressful and revealed that anticipation and expectations of ourselves could play a significant role in feeling overwhelmed. This week we are focusing on another important contributor: expectations of others.  How do our expectations of others cause stress during the holidays? […]

One cause of stress: The holidays!

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! We started to discuss understanding what causes stress in the last blog – and we mentioned that one cause is often the holidays. That’s our focus for the blog this week. Why are the holidays stressful?  Anticipation Expectations of ourselves Expectations of others Family dynamics Financial […]

What causes feelings of stress?

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! As you learned in the last blog, everyone experiences stress and it is entirely normal. So, what exactly causes those feelings of stress?  LIFE!  Yes, everyday life causes feelings of stress. If we dive in a little further, we can tease out some common things like […]