When the outside world is in chaos, how do we center ourselves from the noise? We call it “The Coping Box” . A box filled with certain things that would be able to assist in managing any form anxiety. The box can be big, small and it can even be a compact box for you… Continue reading Creating a Tool Box – One Creative Way To Manage Anxiety
Honour The Space You’re In Beautiful colours, the smell of fresh Christmas trees, Carolers singing, the malls filled with people, the ceremonous get togethers with family and friends. Sounds like the most wonderful time of year, but is it really? Bright lights that shines on our faces constricts ones vision; the smell of fireplaces are… Continue reading Anxiety, Depression & PTSI – The Silent & Dark Nights During The Holiday Season
As beginning of a school year quickly approaches, many students whether in primary, secondary or post secondary are excited to start a new year of learning, yet there are many students who don’t feel the same way about school. According to a 2016 survey that was conducted by the Ontario Secondary, College and University Association,… Continue reading The Balancing Act – School and Anxiety
It’s so easy to feel “you’re losing it” when you have social anxiety. You’re heart races, your body tenses up, you become quite confused, and you feel every ache in your body. After hours later, you analyze the scenario you were in, dissecting how you should have handled the situation or environment. You feel quite… Continue reading Social Anxiety: Is It Real?
How we approach our children when they aren’t able to speak about what bothers them can change the outlook. Here are a few tips to help you along the way – 1. Feeling safe is the number one thing a child feels comfort 2. Talking, when feeling safe they are able to start processing their… Continue reading Tips to Calm An Anxious Child