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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What is “Non-Conceptual” Knowing?

Eckhart Tolle, a spiritual teacher and author of The Power of Now, says that we are here to access non-conceptual knowing. He says “In many cases, what you think of someone is your projection. You don’t see things as they are, you see them as you are”. To grasp what he refers to as “non-conceptual knowing” or…
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Present-Minded Awareness

Many people have a primary mental state that shows up in their life as compulsive thinking, fear, anxiety or overwhelm. I know I did for many, many years. It took time for me to transcend that. For years I was anxiously trying to achieve the next thing that I thought would bring me happiness. If…
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A Fork in the Road

There are times in your life when you feel like you are at a crossroads. The weight of the decision that you are trying to make can be crippling. These decisions can be about: your career path and what to study your relationship – whether to leave or stay a friendship – deciding to let…
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Learning to Trust Your Intuition

In a recent interview, I was asked, “How do you recommend people learn to trust their intuition/heart?” I contemplated that a while, and penned this response: In spiritual circles, many speak about “the voice.” We all have a voice in our head that keeps talking and talking, and many of us are completely absorbed by…
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