DO YOU HAVE THE G.U.T.S. TO DO WHAT YOU NEED TO DO?

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There are many opportunities in life for change. You may choose to make the change (e.g. weight loss, relocating, employment etc.). You may not have choice in other life changes (e.g. death of a loved one, loss of employment, divorce etc.). When it is a change without choice or negotiation, at some point you do […]

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COMPASSION FATIGUE & CAREGIVER GRIEF

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Providing care for our loved ones is something we do. Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, grandparents and friends rally to be with a loved one who is ill or injured. Caregiving may span years if the illness is chronic or terminal or the injury is catastrophic. The impact caregiving can have on one’s personal health is […]

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DON’T TAKE A BITTER PAST INTO THE FUTURE

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I don’t know anyone who has ALL happy memories. Life hands out both happy and sad memories. It gives us good and bad. Did you know that by dwelling on the bitter memories of the past that you are giving power to whatever it is that happened? Emotions are extremely powerful whether they are negative […]

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WHEN IS IT TOO SOON TO RETURN TO WORK

April 3

Matt Stajan of the Calgary Flames returned to work two short weeks after his newborn son, Emerson died. Is that too soon? In reading the Sun News online article, I have to say he seems to have given this much thought and he is doing what feels right for him and his wife, Katie. This […]

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