4 results for tag: personal development


“Good-bye Stress, Hello Vitality” – Winter 2019

Is stress taking control of your life?  Are your emotions affecting you physically? Would you like to start living with less stress and more vitality? Then this support group is for YOU! In today's stressful environment, it is important to activate your body's relaxation response to stress! Stress can limit our ability to cope, stay focused, be productive, and it can also affect our health. The challenges of modern living are complex, and together we will look at the difference between becoming a slave to the stressful situations of life or using them to our advantage. In this 8-week skills-based, practical hands-on support group, you'll be ...

Power to Nourish Your Lifestyle – Fall 2018

We are constantly bombarded by messages of ‘what and when you SHOULD or SHOULD NOT eat’, ‘what your children MUST eat’ and other anxiety driven messages! This discussion support group offers the exact opposite of anxious messages about food. Participants will find solidarity, acceptance and hope on your journey to honoring your body in peaceful and compassionate ways; and also infusing some fun back to the anxiety driven world of food! Let’s encourage us all to laugh and play with our food!  Come discover what hunger is trying to tell you! Learn how to better recognize your body’s unique nourishment needs and ultimately learn about ...

Living in Balance: Gaining Calm and Control of Your Time

As women we wear many hats, many of which we choose and some we may not. Why is it that we often feel like our time is not our own and we are perpetually chasing hours? Are our priorities set for us or do we control them? Balance and time are concepts that cannot be solved solely with tactical and practical strategies; the answer to the key to balance is within us. In this group, we will explore and discover how to tap into our power and learn what stops us from living in balance and control of our time. Some of the topics we will discuss include our core values and how they are lived and expressed; the mindset and beliefs we hold around balance ...

Nurturing Self-Compassion

Why are we more forgiving and understanding of others than we are of ourselves? This 8-week support group offers women the opportunity to explore self-awareness, self-compassion, and living mindfully. By learning to respond to life and to ourselves with mindful awareness, understanding, and kindness, we can better handle difficult and stressful events and build emotional strength. This group is intended to be a healing and connecting space for women to engage in meaningful ways and feel revitalized to take on life's challenges. The group will be facilitated by Yael Gutner, M.A., conseiller d’orientation,  youth and adult counsellor. Meetings ...