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Do you understand your partner?

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Communication is one of the most common barriers in a relationship, yet open and honest communication can keep a couple together and is the key to building trust and harmony. It’s a skill that most of us have yet to master, but once you learn how to listen and understand your partner, it can make the whole world of difference.

Sometimes the last thing you want to do is give your partner the understanding that they seem unwilling to offer you, but it is important to recognize that if your partner has a problem in the relationship, then you …

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Are you able to forgive? What is forgiveness?

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Forgiveness is not a one-time act or action. It is a permanent attitude ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

According to The Word Detective, the root of the word forgive is the Latin word perdonare – “to give completely, without reservation.” In modern English forgive has taken on the meanings of “to pardon for an offence,” “renounce anger at,” and “to abandon a claim on.”

Forgiveness is also the conscious action to reconcile with someone who is in physical or emotional pain because of one’s actions or inabilities:

  • A son seeking reconciliation with his mother when he acknowledges that
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Could you use a parenting resource kit to help with your child’s development?

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Even at the best of times, parenting has its challenges. While technological advances are increasing rapidly and what is considered acceptable is constantly redefined, it could be that as parents you have trouble finding resources to meet your needs.

Look no further! We offer parents resource kits on health and wellness on all aspects of parenting. Each of these kits contains a series of articles, fact sheets and reference materials to help you:

  • Truly understand the common problems faced by parents, through books, articles and fact sheets written by experts in the field;
  • Assess your situation by means of
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Wellness trends

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The past few years have seen rapid advancements in personal technology, wellness trends
bringing increasing efficiency and ease to all arenas of living. With a touch of a button we can shop from the comfort of home, keep in touch with old friends, and effortlessly navigate new cities as if they were our hometowns. Even more recently, workplaces have begun to implement some of these technologies to improve employee mental and physical health, effectively increasing productivity as well. Let’s take a look at some of the ways technology is revolutionizing personal and workplace wellness.

Physical health tracking

Many companies are beginning to offer their employees access to programs that support their physical as well as their mental health. An example of …

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Let’s celebrate The International Day of Friendship

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Let’s celebrate The International Day of Friendship

Today we celebrate The International Day of Friendship – a day proclaimed by the UN General Assembly to promote international understanding and a respect for diversity. Today, we encourage you to reach out to your neighbour with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.

To get you inspired, we wanted to share with you a few quotes from some wise folks that celebrate friendship and the power it has to keep us mentally sound and socially connected in a world that sometimes can feel a little scary. …

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