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Mindful Practice

Mindful Practice Take a seat: Find a place to sit that feels calm and quiet to you Set a time limit Notice your body: Make sure that you are stable and in a position, you can stay in for a while Feel your breath: Follow the sensation of your breath as it goes out and […]

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Children’s Frustration

When children become frustrated they can act out or become silent.  Parents may be the first people to recognize that something is different or become the first responders to an acting out incident.  How can we work on recognising what is happening to our bodies as frustration begins to build?  A tip for parents is […]

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Life on Autopilot

Life has many ups and downs and in some stages it can feel hectic and chaotic. In order to prevent getting overwhelmed we create routine and structure in our daily lives. Creating a comfortable pace where we start doing things from a very unconscious state of mind. Over time it becomes part of our life […]

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Distress Intolerance

What is distress intolerance? According to centre for clinical interventions, “Most people dislike feeling uncomfortable. There are many ways that humans can feel uncomfortable: we can be hot, cold, tired, in pain, hungry, unwell, and the list could go on. The type of discomfort we will be talking about in these modules is emotional discomfort, or […]

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Guardian Information to Help Attune to their Youth During COVID-19

The Canadian Psychological Association has posted a Fact Sheet: Helping Teens Cope with the Impacts of the Restrictions Related to COVID-19, such as reactions to expect and how to help support and validate their experience as to the issues at hand.  One aspect in establishing and maintaining healthy relationships with children and adolescents is attunement. A […]

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Owning Your Part

This year has been very challenging, initially dealing with effects of COVID- 19 and now the focus has shifted to the events that initially sparked in the United States but have impacted the entire world. As the citizens of this country we need to band together to work on ways to bridge these gaps of […]

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In Support of Blackout Tuesday

In support of Blackout Tuesday, Tri-City Transitions stands with our diversity partners worldwide. #TheShowMustBePaused

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Violence is a choice

Violence is an intentional choice to gain control. However, most people believe that violence and abuse happen because abusers lose control over their behaviour. Abusers use different ways to manipulate you. They tend to show their power by unilaterally making decisions affecting you and your life. They may treat you like a child and even […]

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How to Deal with Insecurity

Dealing with insecurity in today’s complex environment can be very frustrating.  Insecurity often negatively impacts your life and lead to depression and anxiety. Being aware of your insecurity, and examining the root of your insecurity is the first step to help yourself to deal with it. Recognizing situations that could potentially cause insecurity can help […]

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Self-Advocacy

Self-advocacy is the core of empowerment. It is a skill learned over time that enables us to speak for our rights and make our own decisions. It can build confidence which is an important skill for success. However, sometime it gets contorted as being aggressive and self-promoting.   Men are encouraged to speak up and […]

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