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A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

December 30th, 2020; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

When you hear the word “meditation,” the first thought that probably comes into your mind is that it’s solely for older folks. However, there have been numerous studies of the […]

How the Government is Lending a Helping Hand to People with Disabilities during the Pandemic

December 30th, 2020; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

COVID-19 has brought on numerous challenges to everyone across the board, but even more so for people with disabilities. According to Marie-Claude Landry, chief commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights […]

SAD & COVID-19: Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder while social distancing at home and ways you can get help

December 30th, 2020; By author below

By Maryam Sheikh In Canada, 2-6% of the population experience SAD. Women, young people, and those living farthest from the equator are at most risk for this disorder. This year, […]

The Benefits of Virtual Therapy and Online Doctor’s Appointments

December 30th, 2020; By Linda Mendes

Virtual therapy and online doctor’s appointment have been very useful, especially during this new pandemic. Although it did require quite a bit of adjusting for some people, it has helped […]

Sharing Personal Data Online

December 2nd, 2020; By author below

By Maryam Sheikh The Internet is a wonderful yet dangerous place. It gives us unlimited access to content and information. It serves as a tool that helps keep us informed […]

What are my rights to post-secondary education as a person with a disability?

November 30th, 2020; By NEADS

All educational institutions have a legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodation, up to the point of ‘undue hardship,’ in order to ensure equity for students with disabilities. The Canadian Charter […]

How Anger Can Make You Better

November 29th, 2020; By Anthony Teles

Do you ever get angry and have no idea why? Anger has always been a big part of being human. Everyone gets upset from time to time. It is a […]