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To give or to receive, that is the question…

Gifts form a big part of the holiday season. It may even seem as if such aspect of the holidays is deemed more and more important each year due to the increasing marketing of Christmas products [...]

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The Science of Psychology and the Spirit of Christmas

It’s the time of year for Christmas cheer, feeling jolly under the holly, and hearing “ring ding ding a ling doo” from the radio. Psychology, as the study of the human mind and behavior, seems [...]

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Zentangled

December is here again. Along with the festivities and time to spend with loved ones, it also brings time to reflect about our lives. We all try to make resolutions  that will make our lives [...]

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The Importance of Play

Play is considered a regular part of childhood, however as we grow older we tend to consider play to be an indulgence or a break in our everyday hectic lives of endlessly dealing with ‘grown up [...]

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Psychologists Off Duty: Interview with Dr. Beverley Kort & Dr. Marilyn Chotem

1) After a stressful day, what do you do to unwind? BK: I work part time (14 hours/week from Tuesday to Thursday) and never see more than 4-5 people a day- so I do not feel really stressed out. [...]

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My Day of Virtual Detox

After spending a considerable amount of time choosing the “right” day to experiment with technology detoxing, I finally mustered up enough courage to go 24 hours without my phone, laptop, tablet [...]

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Behind the Artists Easel – Jordy Johnson

[Artist]  Jordy Johnson [Exhibited]  Piece of Mind 2015 [Biography]  I’m am 41 years old and have survived four neurosurgeries for a subdermal hematoma on the right side of my brain.  I [...]

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All Work & No Play

  Play is considered a regular part of childhood, however as we grow older we tend to consider play to be an indulgence or a break in our everyday hectic lives of endlessly dealing with [...]

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Opening Reception – May 4 2015

The 3rd annual Piece of Mind Exhibition was hosted by the British Columbia Psychological Association in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library this year. There was a vibrant energy in the [...]

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Good Karma & Good Company: How Pets Can Improve Mental Health

Anyone who has experienced depression or anxiety (or for those of us who are really lucky, both) is familiar with a paralyzing pain. While antidepressants offer diverse levels of relief, [...]

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