Tag Archives: expert in my own wellness

New Year’s Recognitions!


A first guest post by new contributor to recoverynetwork:Toronto,  Agnotarte on an  idea for how we can release oursleves from the annual tyranny of shoulding that is resolving to make a list of things we predict we’ll fail at this year … Continue reading

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The Coalition of No – Seth Godin


No Sucks No, you are not normal No, you have a chemical imbalance No, you need to take these drugs No, you need to take them for the rest of your  life No, you lack insight No, you need to … Continue reading

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depressed over anti-depressants


TVO The Agenda  Aired: Mar 12 2012 Steve Paiken with… Dr David Healy University of Cardiff Dr Kwame McKenzie Senior Scientist and Psychiatrist, CAMH Roger McIntyre -Head of Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology at UHN Edward Shorter Prof. Histry of Medicine at … Continue reading

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cycling can make you happier


Drag our Leaf Icon above to your taskbar to bookmark TGAM in Internet Explorer 9. Show me how Please don’t show me this again Remind me later A nice story in Sundays grobe n flail on first time cycling in … Continue reading

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wishes


   Event:   INTAR/ Leadership Project conference: Toronto November 2011 At the conference in November we asked people to share a personal and heartfelt wish. In the gallery below we share them with the world…. Thanks to Earla for encouraging people to share … Continue reading

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move your butt


extract from medscape.com Medscape Medical News from the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) 61st Annual Conference Exercise a Viable Treatment Option for Mental Illness October 21, 2011 (Vancouver, British Columbia) — Exercise is an effective, but potentially underused, treatment option for … Continue reading

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Go Easy on Yourself


Go Easy on Yourself, a New Wave of Research Urges N.Y. Times February 28, 2011, 5:26 pm Extract: Do you treat yourself as well as you treat your friends and family? That simple question is the basis for a burgeoning … Continue reading

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