A Mother’s Guide To Baby Blues And Post Partum Depression

Most women expect to adjust easily to the arrival of their new baby.  They anticipate they will feel tired, but they still expect to feel good about themselves, their babies and their families. When you have a history of mental health challenges, you often expect that things will be much worse than simply feeling tired.…
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A Step in Forgiveness

For many, a part of the healing puzzle includes our capacity to forgive – not only others, but ourselves as well. However, forgiveness is not always easy. Before you can get to forgiveness, you have to be willing to feel the painful experiences of the past and process them in the present moment. Alice Miller…
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5 Causes of Depression in College Students

College: it’s sometimes called “the best time in your life”. There’s new people, new situations, a huge variety of extra-curriculars to choose from, all while learning about yourself and the world… it is a time full of potential. But it’s not always like the feel-good movies about college students portray. In recent years, the cultural…
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International Self Care Day

Happy International Self Care Day! I want to take this opportunity to remind you to take some time out of your day just for you. Sometimes we feel so overwhelmed by the things we have to do or the people that we have to care for, that we don’t feel like we have time for…
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Helping Our Children Build Resilience

Has your child ever had a conflict at school? When my son was in Elementary school he had a few conflicts at school with some of the boys in his class. I sought the guidance of Dr. Jen Foristall – creator of “The Umbrella Project”. As our children are trying to navigate the world of…
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From Surviving to Thriving

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada. Mental Health affects us ALL. Whether it is dealing with a mental illness or maintaining mental health, it is important to be aware of what mental health is, how to manage your mental health and how to support others who may be dealing with mental illness.…
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What is Psycho-Neuro-Immunology (and Why It’s So Exciting)

What is PNI? Watch Dr. Chris’s short explainer video about why it’s such an exciting field to learn about! It really affects us in our day-to-day lives! Psychoneuroimmunology is the growing field of study that blends behavioural science with neurological, endocrine, and immune processes. It is at the wildly fascinating intersection between mind and body.…
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Bell Let’s Talk Day: 3 Steps Toward Mental Health

Today is Bell Let’s Talk day. I encourage you to not only talk about mental health, but to take ACTION towards helping your mental health or the mental health of someone you love. Here are three simple suggestions that you can implement right away: Pick up the phone and call someone. Don’t text . I…
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Self-Care: Basic Guidelines

These guidelines are essential to health and are suggestions to incorporate into your health journey. Each one will support one of your body’s natural metabolic organ systems: digestive system, kidneys, skin, liver, lungs and nervous system. Sleep – regulates adrenal gland, improves memory, regulates emotions, balances hormones Try to go to bed at the same time…
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Dr. Chris on the Jenny McCarthy Show

Dr. Chris has had many podcast, tv and radio interviews, but this one may be the #1 favourite to date! Listen in to Dr. Chris’s very down-to-earth and real chat with Jenny McCarthy and learn what can be possible for you. Listen Now Tell us what you think! Leave your comments below.
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