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This year, be your own Valentine
This year, be your own Valentine Posted February 13, 2017 by Katrina Wilson M.A. RPC
Valentine’s Day. The day when you express appreciation for the relationships in your life. But there's one relationship that usually gets left out and ignored – the relationship you have with your self.
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Three Misconceptions about Eating Disorders - EDAW 2017
Three Misconceptions about Eating Disorders - EDAW 2017 Posted February 1, 2017 by Valarie Bittner M.A. CPC
February 1-7 is Eating Disorder Awareness Week across Canada. We want to address three common misconceptions about eating disorders that perpetuate stigma, and can hinder support for people in recovery and their loved ones.
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Bell Let's Talk Day
Bell Let's Talk Day Posted January 23, 2017 by Tresa Clemmensen M.SC. CCC
On January 25 it is the official Bell Let’s Talk day! Bell is committed to moving mental health forward in Canada by promoting awareness. On January 25th, Bell will donate 5 cents every time you talk, text and join in on social media to mental health initiatives, so please join in.

Find out why we feel it is important to help support ending the stigma around mental illness in this blog post.
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3 Tips for Reframing your New Year's Resolutions
3 Tips for Reframing your New Year's Resolutions Posted January 10, 2017 by Valarie Bittner M.A. CPC
As the new year starts, we're all aware of the bombardment in advertising and social media, promising a "new you" with the right new year's resolution. If you're like many people, you've experienced the let down that comes a few weeks after these resolutions are made, that leaves a feeling of failure and disappointment when the results you wanted didn't happen. This can leave us feeling incapable and unmotivated.

Today we talk tips for setting goals that reflect your passions, priorities and values in life, without setting yourself up for self-sabotage!
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