Social Media: Highs and Lows

Social media companies use their understanding of human psychology to make their apps as addictive as possible, ensuring high user activity. This is great for business however, there are currently very few regulations in place to make sure that our well-being is taken care of in this process. As we embrace the tools of digital age, we also need to learn how to use and manage them responsibly… Read more

Social Media and Mental Health

Social media companies use their understanding of human psychology to make their apps as addictive as possible, ensuring high user activity. This is great for business however, there are currently very few regulations in place to make sure that our well-being is taken care of in this process. Learn how to have a healthy relationship with social media … Read more

Old vs. New Racism

Identifying within a visible minority in modern society can be difficult in regard to creating a social sphere and seeking opportunities as humanity, in part of history, has founded and nurtured the social construct of racism. Prejudiced and antagonizing behaviors oriented at minority groups can have severe psychosocial and overall welfare implications on individuals who identify within them, especially if they occur on a regular basis… Read more

Stress in Young Adulthood

Stress is something we have all experienced at some point during our lives. Although experiencing stress is often a negative experience, it is important to recognize why stress is inevitable and how we can learn to cope with its effects… Read more

Strategies for Maintaining Your Family’s Mental Health

There are many aspects that play a role in shaping our mental health and one of these key factors happens to be the role of the family. Now more than any time ever before, it is essential for families to come together and strive to continually improve their mental health… Read more

Destigmatizing Couples Therapy

Associating feelings of shame and failure with counselling means that many couples wait an excessively long time (an average of 6 years!) before they seek the help of a relationship counsellor. It’s time to change these beliefs and how we view couples counselling… Read more

Building a Strong Family: Finding a Centre

Families might not be struck by earthquakes, but they are struck by job loss, extramarital affairs, and even the death of loved ones. Without support, families too may topple. So, how might a family find its center pillar?… Read more

COVID-19 and Ageism: What You Can Do

Many people worldwide are affected by the pandemic in one way or another; however, there is one group of individuals who stand out from the rest. Being considered a high-risk category of people, older adults have been disproportionately affected by the virus in more ways than one… Read more

Social Media Use During COVID

Social media is one of the easiest ways to stay connected with friends and loved ones but on the other hand, it can sometimes feel like we get sucked into these apps when trying to be productive… Read more