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Give differently this holiday season

What if you didn’t spend a lot of money for the holidays this year? The pressure to give in to Christmas wish lists and to buy gifts for friends, guests and extended family can be hard to resist during the … Continue reading

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Surviving the holiday chaos

The holidays are here. This should be a time of holiday cheer and much deserved relaxation. But instead it is full of expectation and exhaustion for most, from travelling far to spending too much. Here are 3 key things you … Continue reading

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Moody, sleep-deprived or depressed? Why teens need more sleep

  As we’re nearing the end of Mental Health Week, I want to bring some attention to the critical relationship between depression and sleep, particularly in teens. I also spoke about this issue for Mental Health Week on Global News. … Continue reading

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Evolving relationships with aging parents

I was recently on The Social discussing how to deal with aging parents in a happy, healthy way. At some point, most people will deal with aging parents. The transitions that accompany the aging process can be tough. We can … Continue reading

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