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Hardwiring Happiness: Take the Leap, Really, It’s Worth the Risk

Today I want to talk about your brain, your wonderful beautiful changeable brain. I am hoping that you will take in what I say today, not with defensiveness or with the notion that I am in anyway blaming you, or people who are suffering,…

Who Do You Want to Be in This World? Staying True to Your Values for Positive Mental Health. #WorthTheEffort

Values?!!? What? “Your values are the things that you believe are important in the way you live and work. They (should) determine your priorities, and, deep down, they’re probably the measures you use to tell if your life is turning out the way you…

Seek Out Peek Experiences and Give Your Brain a Little Party!

Seek Out Peak Experiences?!?! “Why would I want to do that?” We want to provide our brains with peek experiences because our brains absolutely love learning. It is what the brain is designed to do; learn and keep up safe. This is called seeking…

Coping, it’s Not the F-Word!

It is this time of year that really gets me thinking of what people do to get through tough times. It can be a difficult month for so many people. What I have noticed is that people seem to use the word “coping” like…

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The Changing Minds Project Design Process (March 6th & 14th, 2019) Guest Lecture: Recreation Therapy Program, Research Design Course Changing Minds Project Design Process – Slides The Canadian University and College Conference Organizers Association (CUCCOA) Annual Conference October 2, 2018 Presentation: Mental Health: Thinking…

Learning to Reframe Adversity: Yes Bad Things are Terrible, but so is Giving Away Your Power!

Reframing adversity is not about pretending that something did not happen, it is about accepting the reality of it, “yup, that happened” -> “this is horrible” -> “poor me” -> “I don’t love this feeling of being out of control” -> “Now what can…