Why Some Words Hurt Some People And Not Others

Why some words hurt some people and not others by Dalla Malé Fofana The October 2020 controversy at the University of Ottawa surrounding the use of the n-word reminded us that there are parts of our history — such as the transatlantic slave trade, the Holocaust or the repression of First Nations — that must … Read More

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The Past Has Passed: So, Leave It Where It Belongs!

“The past is never where you think you left it.”― Katherine Anne Porter   Living from a place of ‘might have been’, will distract you and you will miss out on ‘what could have been’. Our history has the power to steal our passion and present. It can prevent us from embracing God’s purpose that he … Read More

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Falling Through The Safety Net: Youth Are At The Heart Of Canada’s Mental Health Crisis

“Falling through the safety net: Youth are at the heart of Canada’s mental health crisis” by Ranmalie Jayasinha and Patricia Conrod  Canada is grappling with a major youth mental health crisis characterized by high rates of mental illness, suicide, hospitalizations and considerable delays in access to services. These issues are exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic … Read More

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How To Bounce Back From Life’s Big Stuff Moments

How to bounce back when life throws you down? Do you know how? Resiliency is starting to get more and more attention. Personal resilience helps us stay healthier, get better in school, have happier relationships, experience more joy and do better in our jobs. Family resilience also offers that and makes for better neighbours and … Read More

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Self Esteem: The Healing Time Starts Now, Dear Ladies!

Self-esteem – will bet you are sick and tired of hearing it being said that you need to raise it. Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” Iyanla Vanzant Self-Esteem: … Read More

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