Category: Well-Being

New Year? Build Some Badass Positive Habits!

This is Your Year! You want to make some changes, take on some new challenges and keep developing into your best self. Whatever your goals are, the most important thing to remember is that this is a messy process, a beautifully messy process. Don’t…

Gratitude: Shift Your Brain and Shake off Some of that Turkey Haze!

In Canada, we are celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend. Instead of just filling your belly with yummy comfort food and napping, this is a great opportunity to take a moment and also feed your brain. Fill it with alternative ways of thinking that promote wellbeing…

Anxiety, I Just Don’t Have Time For You!

Feeling Anxious?!?!? You probably are. Everyone feels anxiety at varying levels, at different times and in different situations; however, sometimes anxiety can get way out of control and take over your life. So scary… Sound like you right now? Well, you have come to…

Wellness Balance: Assessing Your Current State

Well, exams are done and grades are posted. You now have a choice. Do you take this information, good or bad, and move forward in a new direction or do you stay stuck in old habits that no longer work? At this transition point,…

Transition: Optimal Time to Focus on Personal Wellness

Exams are coming to an end this week. It is no secret that the end of semester grind is a tough one. At this time, we tend to neglect our overall wellbeing in the pursuit of pure survival…junk food (awesome), sleep deprivation (not awesome),…

12 Things that Happy People Do Differently

12 Things that Happy People Do Differently Happy People Express Gratitude Happy People Cultivate Optimism Happy People Avoid Unhealthy Social Comparison Happy People Develop Strategies for Coping Happy People Take Care of Their Health Happy People Practice Acts of Kindness Happy People Look for…

Learning From Your Past – Creating Your Future

What will you do to learn from your past and build an incredible future for yourself?

12 Things that Happy People DO Differently – #12 Happy People Learn to Forgive

12 Things that Happy People Do Differently #12 Happy People Learn to Forgive “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong” Mahatma Gandhi “Forgiveness is recognized as different from other processes, such as condoning (failing to see the action as…

12 Things that Happy People DO Differently – #11 Happy People Practice Spirituality

12 Things that Happy People Do Differently #11 Happy People Practice Spirituality When we practice spirituality or religion, we recognize that life is bigger than us.  We also start to see the interconnectedness between people and events. We start to “let go” of trying…

12 Things that Happy People DO Differently – #9 Happy People Commit to Their Goals

12 Things that Happy People Do Differently #9 Happy People Commit to Their Goals Being wholeheartedly dedicated to and focused on doing something that is important to you can become such a powerful force that can be generalized throughout your life.  Amazing things, such…

12 Things that Happy People Do Differently – #8 Happy People Nurture Their Social Relationships

12 Things that Happy People Do Differently #8 Happy People Nurture Their Social Relationships. – The happiest people on the planet are the ones who have deep, meaningful relationships.  “students who have close, positive and supportive relationships with their teachers will attain higher levels…