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mental health

The Joy of Living: Calming the Mind

When I first started to meditate, I thought that the point of sitting cross-legged on a cushion was get to a state of “no thought.” I viewed thoughts themselves as a problem — it turns out this is a...

Young man who died after B.C. attack was overwhelmed, couldn't pay rent: chief

Bridge River Indian Band Chief Susan James said band staff were trying to help young man with stable housing and resolving his rent issues.

10th Women and Wellness for Canadian Mental Health Association of BC

200+ women celebrating mental health with CMHA BC

Magnified World

Debut novel: a journey through mental illness.

Living wage in BC could prevent disabilities: SFU prof

Bruce Lanphear, an SFU researcher, believes that removing social inequities and increasing the standard minimum wage are key factors in preventing disabilities.

Missing person: Allanna Tatchell

Vancouver Police are requesting the public's help to help find a 17 year old girl. Allanna Tatchell was last seen on November 23 when she left a home in the 1700 block of East 63rd Avenue in...

Gabor Maté: 'Organized insanity' for doctors to ignore health, poverty link

Can social inequity cause sickness? Vancouver's Dr. Gabor Maté thinks so.

Alex Sangha: the suburban therapist launches in Delta

Taking therapy to new heights with in-person and video conferencing.

Ooops -- oh well! : The antidote to perfectionism

One of my spiritual teachers used to talk about the futility of trying to be perfect as a human being.  When she made a mistake, she would immediately say -- with a dollop of amusement --“Ooops...

Some challenges facing Canada's health care system

OTTAWA -- Despite a 10-year agreement to invest in and fix Canada's health-care system, there are significant challenges that remain. The Canadian Nurses Association has identified several key ones...