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Controlling our Weather

How cool would it be to control the ‘weather’ of our minds – but like the outside weather, it is going to do what it’s going to do.  When it comes to our minds, it seems to be just chatter, chatter, and more...

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Compassion in Conflict

A few years ago I got my introduction to mindfulness: an 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course. It’s safe to say it changed my life. It not only gave me practical ways to cope with my anxiety and depression, but it also provided me with a new perspective on...

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Handling Change in Your Life

Everybody experiences change in their lives. Change can come in many forms but as part of our human nature, we normally do not like major changes and fear the unknown and uncertainties. I’ve struggled with accepting the fact that some things in life are beyond my...

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Recognizing Exhaustion

The past couple of weeks I’ve been dead tired.

Over the last month and a half I’ve had many changes in my life. So many things have changed at once that it has been overwhelming. I’ve taken on new work--two new jobs--and moved house. It's all...

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Take control of stress with thinkFull app

Life can be stressful. Over two thirds of people report that their day-to-day stress is unmanageable. But the good news? Stress itself isn't always a bad thing! We can actually use stress to motivate us when tackling our daily challenges. Being aware of our stress can...

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Now Available! Stresslr: A Stress Management Resource for Kids

Back in my July blog post I wrote about a new stress management resource called Stresslr that the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre was putting the finishing...

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Focus Group Participants Wanted: Learning to Manage Stress in a Healthy Way

As mentioned in this great blog post by Kim in December, it is normal for kids and adults to experience stress.  Small amounts of stress can help us to feel alert, energized and can help us to...

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Helping Kids Relax

Being a kid can be tough at times.

While childhood may seem like a time to be happy, relaxed and stress-free, this isn’t always the case. In fact, it is normal for both kids and adults to feel a bit of stress in their everyday life. Stress is an important part...

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Keeping on Top of School Stress

It’s difficult – sometimes almost impossible – to balance your life while going to college or university. In high school, you had teachers and parents and school counsellors to guide you when one part of your life started...

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Reducing Internet Stress

As internet and social media technology continues to advance, I find myself spending more and more time online - at work, on the bus, at home. The accelerating pace of communication often makes me wonder about the impact this has on our mental health. Moreover, what impact...

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BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.