ACTing as our best selves

ACTing as our best selves

A life should be unblemished happiness, right? And if you’re not happy, then you’re not trying hard enough. “Society tells us that happiness is just within reach, if we read the right books and eat the right food,” says Registered Counselling Therapist Erin...
“Did you hear what I said?”

“Did you hear what I said?”

He came home from work and I asked the usual question: “How was your day?” He seemed excited as he responded “A good day”. “That’s good,” was my reply, then “are you ready for din­ner?” During dinner, we sat mostly in silence – the occasional look at each other....
Young worker safety: a family matter

Young worker safety: a family matter

I picked up my son from work a recent afternoon. He’s home from university, helping at one of the big family farms in our neighbourhood. His jobs cover everything from rounding up a wayward cow and calf, to clearing brush, to building cement walls and helping with...