Tips for Wellness in the Workplace

A lot of our young life is looking forward to the future, moving out on our own and working in a career we love. Getting through school is a great accomplishment and needs to be celebrated, but it’s good to remember that next step where you’re supposed to find the “perfect job” is almost as attainable as finding a unicorn. This isn’t pessimistic; this is the reality of...


Want to discover (or re-discover) your sense of purpose at work? Here’s how

For us to make the greatest impact at our jobs — and also feel the greatest satisfaction — we need to tap into work’s deeper meaning, says Leah Weiss, a compassion expert and researcher. For humans, purpose can be a matter of life and death. As Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl wrote in Man’s Search for Meaning, “Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only...


How to answer ‘What is your weakness?’ in a job interview

LET’S BE HONEST–EVERYBODY HATES THIS QUESTION. BUT YOU CAN STILL ANSWER IT RIGHT. Survey a group of job seekers about their least favorite interview question, and the consensus typically is: “What is your biggest weakness?” It’s seemingly impossible to provide an adequate response to a question like this. You don’t want to twist it around into a positive because...


How to Achieve your Goals in Life

We all want to achieve something in our lives. We all have goals that we set, yet oftentimes forget. But what does it take to really achieve anything? How can you go about accomplishing a goal that you’ve always wanted to accomplish? Well, in the past, if you’ve set some goals and you didn’t follow through, there’s a reason for that. There’s a reason that we throw up our...


Young Minds: Stress, anxiety plaguing Canadian youth

This article from Global News hits the nail on the head!  Read the article below or follow this link:  http://globalnews.ca/news/530141/young-minds-stress-anxiety-plaguing-canadian-youth/ to read the article and watch the expert videos.  We need to be there for our youth! By Allison Vuchnich and Carmen Chai Global News If you think the adolescent years are filled with fun and frivolity,...


Calling All Young Artists!

CANADIAN FOUNDATION for AIDS Research (CANFAR) is calling on artists under the age of 30 across the country to participate in a national art competition with the goal to raise awareness of health services available to young Canadians.   Winners will receive a $1,000 award and their submission will be printed on the front of bi-fold postcards that provide information for health services for youth...