Supporting Kids Intellectual and Occupational Wellness

I think Intellectual and Occupational Wellness can go hand in hand.  We will typically find a career that we enjoy and expands our knowledge and skill strengths. So how do we encourage and teach our children about how to work hard, have a life/ work balance and do something they love now and when they […]

Importance of Social Wellness: Kids

Feeling connected and loved by others is important in life. As parents and caregivers, we need to teach and lead by example for showing our children what it means to have a healthy relationship with friends, family and members of our community.  Research shows that people who have a positive and strong social network will […]

Kids Nutrition: Physical Wellness

Physical wellness is important because we need to take care of our bodies and for our bodies to function properly in order for us to live a healthy life.  This includes physical activity, proper nutrition, adequate sleep and personal hygiene. Physical activity is so important for children for not only their physical body, but for […]

Spiritual Wellness for Kids

Spiritual wellness is one of the 7 Dimensions of Wellness and we are going to explore why it is important for kids to understand. Spiritual wellness refers to finding meaning and purpose in life and living in accordance to your values, morals and beliefs. Spirituality does not necessarily mean religion.   For some, it will and […]

Anxiety in Children: Emotional Wellness

Have your children had their mental health check up this year? It is important to pay attention to our little ones as 70% of mental illnesses develop in childhood, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CHMA). Anxiety disorders have been a major concern for mental health professionals as the rates of anxiety among children […]