Every day 50,000 Canadian workers will call in sick because of mental illness.
Understanding mental illness starts with understanding the stigma, which is the philosophy behind the #BellLetsTalk campaign. Through this campaign, Bell wants to raise awareness about mental health by encouraging people to talk about it. Simply, the more we talk about it, the more we understand, and the less powerful the stigma becomes.
The only trouble is many of us don’t like to talk about mental health. About half of us fear that talking about our mental health in the workplace will limit our opportunities. Research shows …
People may choose to remain single for any of a number of reasons: maybe career, hobbies, and friends are where you want to focus your passion; maybe you’ve been in relationships, even marriages, before and their conclusion led you to a different understanding of how you see your future; or it could be you haven’t met quite the perfect person and don’t want to settle for anything less just for the sake of not being a party of one.
On the other hand you may find yourself single by circumstance rather than by choice. Whatever the reason, you have …
We live in a world of instant gratification. Growing numbers of us are choosing fast food over home-cooked meals, instant messaging over pen and paper, and YouTube videos over reading print.
Should we be surprised that we do not immediately fall in love with jobs that fail to answer our primal desire of instant gratification?
Unfortunately, falling in love does not happen overnight. Apart from those fortunate few who fall in love at first sight, we have had to learn that love requires a lot of patience and a series of adjustments to our expectations.
Is your family able to cooperate and help each other? Is there tolerance and mutual support? Or, do competition, criticism and blame dominate your family’s internal relationships?
When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, your family’s ability to adapt and support each other is challenged. This is a time for personal growth and family transformation.
If you are part of a family who is caring for a member with Alzheimer’s and you are taking the time to read this blog, I know you are focussed on the following steps: