Forgiving Mindfully

Forgiving Mindfully

Psychologically, forgiving someone is a cathartic process and can benefit anyone and everyone. Sometimes, forgiveness comes easily and can be a one-off decision that we quickly move on from. Or for bigger wrongs against us, forgiveness can be a long, painful journey, where pride, ego and self-righteousness often holds us back. And the decision to forgive may need to be made several times along the way. It takes resilience, strength, equanimity, and genuine compassion to truly forgive. More…

Back-to-School Mental Health Kit

Back-to-School Mental Health Kit

While back-to-school is hard for most children and youth in a normal year, this year our kids are facing extraordinary circumstances relating to the pandemic and infection control measures. We know parents are experiencing unprecedented stress and are worried about their kids’ mental wellness. More…

Standing Together

The Centre for Mindfulness Studies stands together in support of our black communities. There is no place for racism, anywhere, in our society. We recognize the pain and trauma that any form of racism causes. We stand by and support all of our communities that are subjected to any injustices and racism. More…

Mindfulness in Uncertainty

Mindfulness in Uncertainty

The world is an overwhelming place right now, and we understand how hard it has been to focus on anything besides the COVID-19 pandemic. You may be feeling that things seem uncontrollable, but during this time it’s important to hone into the things you can control. Remember the weight of social distancing, self-care practices, and your compassion towards yourself, and others. We know the practice of mindfulness is needed now more than ever, so here are a few new tips to add to your daily routines during this time of uncertainty. More…

Mindfulness in Relationships

Mindfulness in Relationships

It’s officially the season of love, and healthy relationships (romantic or not) can be challenging. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s day with a friend or partner, practicing mindfulness can make a world of a difference. Here are a few ways a consistent mindfulness practice could benefit the relationships in your life More…

Using Mindfulness to Combat SAD

Using Mindfulness to Combat SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, feels just like it sounds, it’s a form of depression that rises and falls with the temperature and exposure to daylight. While there are many treatment options available for treating SAD, practicing mindfulness is a tried and true option, with practices you can do from the comfort of your (warm) home. More…

Five Simple Ways New Parents Can Practice Mindfulness

Five Simple Ways New Parents Can Practice Mindfulness

As a new parent, you’ve probably been given a list of things that could improve your daily routine and self-care rituals – most of which don’t fit into your difficult schedule. Compared to a few, precious, extra minutes of sleep, self-care is often at the bottom of your list of priorities. Why is there never enough time?! The joys and struggles of parenting may simultaneously involve sleep deprivation and a constant feeling of being overwhelmed. More…

Benefits of Learning from the Comfort of Your Home

Benefits of Learning from the Comfort of Your Home

We pride ourselves on making our programming as openly available and inclusive as possible. We understand individuals who reside in isolated areas may not have direct access to mental health professionals and that’s why we are working to make services as convenient as possible. More…

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