- Published on Monday, 22 April 2013 18:50
- Written by Shannon Galley
Women use own experience to help others
Parenting doesn't come with a manual and it can present many challenges. Situations arise at every stage that parents don't know how to handle.
Why is my toddler fussing? Why won't my four-year-old son play with other children? Why won't my 13-year-old daughter talk to me? The list goes on.
Trisha Savoia says knowing herself, becoming "absolutely aware," and tapping into her intuition have helped her to better know her children.
- Published on Monday, 11 March 2013 17:42
- Written by Cameron Perrier
Study suggests many news articles link mental health with crime
With repeated news accounts of crimes committed by those with mental health issues, many attribute media coverage as a source for stigma surrounding those battling depression or bipolar disorder.
Even media advocates such as Jeffrey Dvorkin say that current reporting on mental health by the Canadian media could be improved to reduce stigmatizing and derogatory reporting.
- Published on Thursday, 24 January 2013 12:38
- Written by Larissa Pinhal
Teaching managers how to deal with employee mental health matters
Mental health issues are commonly kept quiet in the workplace.
The fear of asking questions and breaching confidentiality may be what limits talking about mental health issues in the workplace, says Marjorie Munroe, the Alberta co-director of the Workplace Fairness Institute, and a chartered mediator.
On Tuesday, however, Munroe will be showing Calgarians how mental health issues can be discussed in the workplace through mediation.
- Published on Monday, 17 December 2012 17:43
- Written by Evan Manconi
Improving the body, mind and spirit through fighting
So you want to become more relaxed, but yoga isn't your style? The Russian martial art of systema might be right for you. Systema has a strong military background and is the style used by some special operation units. As a civilian practice, systema does not strictly cover hand-to-hand combat but combines elements of martial arts, self-defence and relaxation.