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Ways to help develop our kids’ sense of community

Ways to help develop our kids’ sense of community

Different types of connection with different communities have multiple benefits for all of us, and when we help our kids foster their connections with their communities, it can help with their socio-emotional development, their confidence, and can also help them to...

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Ways we can Establish & Maintain a Supportive Inner Circle

Ways we can Establish & Maintain a Supportive Inner Circle

Establishing a positive and supportive inner circle builds on the concept of connection and extends it to navigating multiple relationships that form our inner circles.  For the purposes of this child & youth focused article, we define inner circle as extending...

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Tips on How to Create Connection

Tips on How to Create Connection

Connecting with others is an incredibly important aspect of our mental wellness; we are social creatures and we need to be connected to others.  Positive connections help us feel safe, valued, and that we belong.  When we are feeling safe, we are much more capable of...

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How Gratitude can Enhance our Lives

How Gratitude can Enhance our Lives

Though some of us may be more predisposed to feeling grateful than others, all of us can benefit from practicing gratitude. In a sense, you can think of it as a skill which can be learned and enhanced. With regular practice research has shown that gratitude can have...

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Tips on Balancing Mind, Body & Spirit

Tips on Balancing Mind, Body & Spirit

Now, more than ever, our emotional wellbeing is being challenged by the trauma of loss within our communities, and for some of us, within our inner circle and families.  Our hearts are aching for the lives lost in Nova Scotia to an act of terror and at the same time...

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