My Mental Health Journey One Year Into The Lockdown

One year into the pandemic, there’s no denying the fact that I have had to adapt. At the very beginning of these uncertain times when businesses were thrown into a most chaotic situation, I didn’t see a lot of choices nor a lot of options for Powerful Play Experiences, Positive Workplace Mental Health…For Teams!! The … Read more

Staying Playful During Times Of Crisis

As the Creator & Facilitator of Powerful Play Experiences, Positive Workplace Mental Health…For Teams, I’m reaching out to you. Why? I am asking you to please balance your need for physical health & safety with your need for psychological health & safety during these unprecedented times. As we all continue to follow the COVID-19 state … Read more

COVID -19 Is YOUR Mental Health Under Seige? Mine Certainly Is!!

With Covid-19 now at the forefront of the minds of most Albertans, up to date and relevant information provided by our public health officials has jumped to a much higher level of importance and significance. Accurate and vital information is driving home an increased sense of urgency to take preventative measures and to put these … Read more

Living With And Managing Depression And Anxiety In The Midst Of Owning A Small Business

Just over thirteen years ago, I really didn’t consider working in the capacity of an Entrepreneur, nor did I believe that owning a small business was my destiny. If I was going to take a huge leap into this thing called Entrepreneurship, I quickly decided to reinvent myself! After all, my plan was to launch … Read more

GYM VS LIFE

A Controlled Movement PlaygroundvsAn Uncontrolled Movement Playground The Gym as a Controlled Playground for Movement There are a lot of stressful, overwhelming feelings towards the gym. A large percentage of the population will never step foot in a gym. A smaller percentage of the population drag themselves to the gym weekly. A very tiny percentage … Read more

POSITIVE WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH…FOR TEAMS! SUMMERTIME QUIZ!

ARE YOU “IN THE KNOW?” We do admit that many of the questions on this Quiz are somewhat random. That’s ok ’cause our goal here is to ensure that you have some fun… learning and growing! Never forget that “You Matter!” Put your knowledge of Positive Workplace Mental Health…For Teams! to the test. We strongly … Read more

What Do Floral Facts Have To Do With Good Mental Health?

It’s a Fact: 88% of people agree that a gift of flowers changes your mood for the better. Behavioural research conducted at Rutgers University proves the presence of flowers has an immediate impact on happiness and increases life satisfaction and enjoyment. A behavioural research study conducted by Nancy Etcoff, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital and … Read more

WHAT DISNEY WORLD TEACHES ME ABOUT MY MENTAL HEALTH

Many years back, my psychologist highly recommended that I book a trip to somewhere special for the sole purpose of taking a much needed mental health break. I was experiencing another episode of depression and high anxiety at that time. So, I wasn’t able to fully wrap my head around the idea that going away … Read more