I’m having a very productive week and while I was just enjoying a nice glass of Kangen water, I thought I’d search for an image that called out to me, beckoning mindfulness. 55 more words
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Guest post by science writer Brenda Patoine
Yoga. Bodywork. Meditation. Chanting. Role playing. Tapping. Talking. These are all strategies used to try to heal psychological trauma, but only one of them (talk therapy) is backed by rigorous clinical studies of the sort that mainstream medicine deems acceptable–that is, randomized, blinded, controlled clinical trials that are published in peer-review medical journals. 554 more words
Watch above: New questions about mental health assistance for first responders after an Ottawa police officer dies by suicide. Sean Mallen reports.
TORONTO –Twenty-three first responders across Canada – police officers, firefighters, paramedics, soldiers and corrections officers – have killed themselves since April, according to a foundation that’s made its mission to work with emergency personnel around mental health. 559 more words