Stress is Good: embracing stress, not fighting it

How to turn stress into an asset not a liability.

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Finding the light in the darkness. A Reflection on the Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

When I read about the horrific accident involving the Humboldt Broncos just two weeks ago, I was overcome. My children take a bus to school, my son plays hockey; we drive around Southwestern Ontario in the winter to take my daughter to gymnastics competitions. Those families are my family.   The pain felt very real. […]

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When your day is filled with clouds

Even when the sky is filled with clouds, the sun is still out and shining, you just can’t see it.  I remind myself of this when I am struggling to find the good in a day.  The truth is that nothing living can survive without rain, so even if we don’t like the clouds, we cannot […]

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What you seek you will find

What you seek you will find – If you are looking for problems you will find them.  If you are looking for positives you will find them. I see every day the instant impact that positivity or negativity has on individual and collective outcomes and trajectory.  I frequently coach my students to frame goals as […]

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Neuroplasticity

nnoun mass noun The ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, especially in response to learning or experience or following injury. The idea that our minds are not just set, unchangeable, static, makes so much feel possible.  I have grown up in a world that encourages us to believe that talents and abilities […]

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Nearly 70% of university students battle loneliness during school year, survey says

National survey found students felt ‘very lonely’ and ‘so depressed that it was difficult to function’ By Teghan Beaudette, CBC News Posted: Sep 09, 2016 4:00 AM CTLast Updated: Sep 09, 2016 4:00 AM CT A new study of Canadian university students found more than 66 per cent reported feeling “very lonely” in the past year. […]

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