All the meetings, all the time.

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I don’t know about you but I feel like I’m in nothing but meetings…all.day.long. Way more than before the Coronavirus pandemic, when the majority of my colleagues were working at the office and I was working from my home. Something has shifted in our collective mindset – I think a combination of the need to stay connected to each other …

Disaster Psychology

Disaster Psychology Helps to Explain Our Response During Crisis

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Today I’d like to speak about a new science that I was introduced to today called Disaster Psychology.  I received an email from a girlfriend this morning, which was a forward of a newsletter that she received from an author that she and I are both familiar with. The author is Dr. Tasha Ulrich, a Ph.D. in Psychology and her …

Five Ways to Stay Hopeful in the Face of a Pandemic

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Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak as an actual Pandemic and while they’re stressing that this label isn’t cause for alarm, that we’re all supposed to keep doing what we’re doing to slow down the spread of the virus, of course…many of us are panicking. Whether the panic comes from fear of the unknown, from stories …

My Philosophy, in all the Words

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I truly believe there’s a way to succeed in whatever goal I’m reaching for, nothing is impossible. For sure, might not always happen on an original timetable and the journey will definitely take detours but with Hope, Action and Creativity, combined with Confidence and Tenacity to keep going, it’s all possible. Those are the keys, I believe. First Hope – …

What is Psychological Health & Safety?

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Those of you who have been following me for a while have heard me mention this thing called Psychological Health & Safety…but what the heck is it? Put simply…it’s our mental health. And how safe we feel being human and showing up in our communities, in our families and our workplaces regardless of our level of well-being on the scale …

Do hard things.

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Had the absolute pleasure to attend the Canadian Mental Health Association – Alberta Division conference this week, #WorkingStronger. I left there with such a feeling of inspiration, motivation and to be completely honest, overwhelm. We heard from speakers who have accomplished so many great things in spite of, or maybe even because of, their own mental well-being challenges and the …