Happy New Year!! As we start to plan for 2012, I want to take this opportunity to let you know about the second round of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programs (MBSR) that Dr. Neil Levitsky and I will be offering starting Wednesday Feb 15st, 2012. MBSR Flyer 2012 North York Clip from the Center for…Read more
My dear friend and colleague Dr. Ellen Buchman shared with me a great youtube video from the Center for Mindfulness, U Mass Medical Center. Its a wonderful introduction to mindfulness and MBSR. And it is only 10 minutes. MBSR VIDEO Ellen and I are going to be teaching our third installment of MBSR-Care at the…Read more
The end of summer always sneaks up on us too quickly. It seems that one minute we are enjoying quality times with our family and friends and the next minute we are getting ready to jump back into one of the busiest times of the year. While “end of summer” might sound depressing, I have…Read more
“Stress affects everyone, but learn how to handle it and it will start working for you.” Managing Exam Stress Test-taking anxiety or stress is very common in high school and university. It can be very distressing and sometimes debilitating. You might find that you get good course grades but come exam time your grades drop….Read more
Caregivers of family members with dementia have unique demands placed upon them. Many experience high levels of stress, which are associated with physical and mental health problems.