5 Behaviors That Could Be Killing Your Confidence and How to Avoid Them

We all know what an advantage it is to be confident and how having self-confidence can make a huge difference in your professional, social, and personal life. Most of us have heard of some easy practices to help increase confidence, but it’s equally important to make sure you’re not unknowingly doing things that undermine your confidence. Here are 5 behaviors that could be killing your confidence...


3 Moves You Need to Stop Making if You Want to Be Happy Today (and Every Day)

Turning your day around simply by changing your mindset sounds simple, but what habits do you need to break to succeed? Some of the most harmful behaviors come naturally to us. You may not even know you’re doing them. Take a five-minute break to self-reflect and see if you can improve your life by making these three changes.   1. Stop Being Negative One of my favorite TED Talks by social...


Welcome to Becky Wells, our new Transitional Connector

Becky studied Criminology at Carleton University, as well as Community and Justice Services at Algonquin College. She has recently moved back to the HPE area from Ottawa, where she was a support worker for young women at risk of justice involvement and/or homelessness. Becky is very excited about her new role to help youth accomplish their goals and take some strain out of their lives by connecting...


Youth At Risk

Join Southeast Ontario Regional Human Services & Justice for a day of networking and knowledge exchange. This promises to be an interesting, dynamic and energizing day at the Ambassador Hotel, with workshops and keynote presentations. Watch for updates and registration on the HSJCC Provincial website! www.hsjcc.on.ca Conference Registration fee: $25.00 For more information, please contact Sherry...


Ontario Electricity Support Program

Are you struggling with your electricity bill?  Do you live in a lower income home?  There is help available from the Ontario Energy Board that can help you reduce the cost of your electricity bill.  Click here at Ontario Electricity Support Program to read more.


Be Nice To Our Young Workers

It’s a busy winter morning and I find myself in a cheerful mood. But as I wait in the Tim Hortons’ line I can’t help but overhear the woman in front of me berating the young man serving her. Her voice is raised and she’s telling him he’s too slow and is keeping everyone waiting. As she vents, a deep flush crawls up his cheeks. My cheerful mood seeps away and I feel a hot...