Tag Archives: depression

Welcome Spring! Is health renewed by cleaning the mental closet?

The hint of spring brings a sense of renewal to our lives. We shake off the winter parkas and get ready to rake the yard, clean out the closets, and get outside and be active. Over the past unusually cold … Continue reading

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Clara Hughes –Mental Health beyond the Big Ride

  Clara Hughes, an athlete for all seasons – celebrated Olympic medalist in both Summer and Winter Games – sees her success as more than earning medals; she is a passionate advocate for mental health. As one who struggled successfully … Continue reading

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Does the weather control your mental health?

By Joy Hinman How’s the weather out there today?”  That’s almost always the first question when friends call me on the phone – even from just 60 km away!  It’s almost as if they’re concerned  about me – thinking  “How … Continue reading

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What does “The Great Gatsby” have to do with Your Health?

This movie spectacle, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, poses a question: “Can money buy happiness?”  Spoiler alert here… Jay Gatsby, despite his wealth and extravagance, does not find happiness or success in love. ‘Happiness-economics’, says UBC professor, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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