Being able to give someone an opportunity to open up and talk can be a small step to supporting someone’s mental health or with a potential creative collaborator. Listening skills are useful and transferable but is a generous act that requires energy. Here are some tips before you start lending your ears.
Which is worse: a break up or being told you [...]
Greater Toronto Area Multiple Language Resources and Supports: For those whom English is not their first language
Community and mental health support with a focus on multiple-language services within the Greater Toronto Area.
Recognizing the mental and emotional strain many folks in our [...]
Now that we are working online, I needed to modify how I connect with others and that includes how I take care of myself. I realized that the bag I brought to in-person events was something I could recreate for myself, so I created my Self Soothing Desk Kit.
Mental Health Mondays: Crafting for Self Care This week we [...]
Mental Health in Black Communities: Naming the Problem The problem [...]
The holidays look a bit different this year as many [...]
Compassionate Inquiry (C.I.) is an effective tool to help one become more mindful, present, and more in touch with one’s feelings, both physical and emotional, and thus be more connected with the authentic self. Many theorize that most pain and suffering comes from a disconnect from the self and from denying and/or suppressing feelings. Allowing the feelings to be felt through .C.I. can really help them to release and feel lighter, clearing away blockages, which makes creating more possible. Read more about the resource and workshop led by Clear Wind Blows Over the Moon.
As the days become darker and the weather becomes colder, [...]