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Fourth Annual Canal Pursuit for Mental Health

Fourth Annual Canal Pursuit for Mental Health

Highlighted in much of todays media and gaining much needed attention, mental health is finally under the microscope. The idea of taking care of our own mental health has never been more prevalent, and we all know someone who struggles with the burden mental illness can weigh us down with. The thing is, there is

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Mental Health in the Workplace

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s B.O.S.S. (Business Owners Sharing Solutions) series continues on Wednesday, May 9th at the Lakefield Legion. The upcoming session will feature a panel of professionals discussing Mental Health in the Workplace. The panel will discuss coping strategies, and techniques to encourage mental health in your workplace. Panelists include: •

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Strategies in the Workplace

Mental Health is a topic that has gained more attention each year with awareness campaigns, videos, and with public figure profiles. But most medium to small businesses still struggle to implement mental health strategies within their workplaces. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has recently released a report focused on helping businesses develop such strategies

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What Worrying Is

Worry. Stress. Anxiety. These are words that people are acquainted all too well with. When we worry, become stressed, or allow anxiety to build up within us, we are allowing negative emotions such as fear to control our thoughts and eventually our behaviors. Worry comes from our fear of not knowing and the fact that

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Independent Living with Special Needs

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Last month we talked about supported independent living for those adults with an intellectual disability who require minimal support in their daily lives. For the adults who only require a little help, such as managing their finances and maybe a check-in once a day, there are various options available, however, there

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FREE Online Games to Improve Memory Function

Most people know how important it is to make exercise a part of your daily routine, but do you take the time to also exercise your brain? As you age, you need to add regular brain fitness training to your schedule to help you stay mentally sharp, keep your mind active and potentially improve your

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Peterborough Mobilizing Community for Mental Health

Most of us know someone who suffers from a mental illness, whether it’s a friend, neighbour, or co-worker, and thankfully nowadays the taboo around the subject is lifting. Most people will seek help and support for their struggles, and generally manage to achieve a state of wellness again. Many others within this community are not

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