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Self Compassion Practice

We usually think of compassion as it applies to others. We can and should also show compassion to ourselves. Self-compassion means showing compassion toward ourselves when we suffer, fail or feel inadequate. Self-compassion offers several benefits to mental and physical health. Self-compassionate people recognize when they are suffering and are kind to themselves at these [...]

A Guide to Building Your Own Coping Toolkit

A coping toolkit can help you cope with anxious thoughts and feelings. When your thoughts or feelings are overwhelming, pull out your toolkit to help ground yourself and break those negative thoughts. Coping toolkits focus on the five senses - things you can touch, see, hear, smell and taste. Check out our video and download [...]

Challenging and Reframing Negative Thoughts

The way we think, feel, and behave are continuously affecting one another. Negative thoughts affect our emotions and distort our perception of reality in a negative way. Challenging and replacing these thoughts is one of the best ways to manage stress, anxiety, and depression, and over time can really make a difference to our mental [...]

Racing Repetitive Thoughts

Sometimes we can experience racing repetitive thoughts – these can also be referred to as ruminating thoughts. Ruminating involves a cycle where you keep thinking the same thoughts or worrying the same worries without getting anywhere. It can be exhausting and it can affect your sleep and your mental and physical health. Here is the [...]

Yoga Snacks

Nourishment for your mind and body. Join Shauna, from Yoga Centre Winnipeg as she leads a class of beginner friendly yoga. Beginner classes provide a safe environment to learn the correct form of the basic yoga postures. Basic yoga postures are the building blocks of a healthy yoga practice. Classical sun salutations, standing poses, gentle [...]

DIY Arts & Crafts

April 9 | 1:00-3:00 PM | In-Person at 1150A Waverley St Join us in creating your own masterpiece! It could be a painting, collage, colouring, button art, or any other craft. Limited Spots. Pre-registration is required by calling (204) 477-1123.  All women and gender-diverse people welcome.

Spring Fling: Decluttering Workshop

April 15 | 1:00-2:30 PM | In-Person at 1150A Waverley St Facilitated by Sara Verwymeren, Owner Three Pines Organizing In this session we will talk about tips, strategies and hacks that will motivate you to get organized for the Spring. From creative ideas to product suggestions, we will cover everything you need to know to [...]

Food for Thought Series: Simplicity Starts in the Kitchen

April 17 | 1:00-2:30 PM | On Zoom Facilitated by Ashley Pharazyn, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach During this in-kitchen online class, Ashley will share ways to add-in more vegetables into your daily diet with budget-friendly and delicious meal ideas. Participants will also uncover some great pantry staples that help bring flavor and supportive properties to [...]

Should You Be Receiving Support?

April 19 | 10:00-11:00 AM | On Zoom Facilitated by Nihar Kaushal and Elsa Falkenberg, Lawyers at LTG (Levene Tadman Golub Law Corporation). This session will cover general information about child support in Manitoba, including when child support should be paid/received and how to start receiving child support. Provincial services such as the Maintenance Enforcement [...]

Declutter Your Mind

April 23 | 1:30 - 3:30 pm | In-Person at 1150A Waverley St We often focus on “spring cleaning” at this time of year as the season changes...For this workshop we are directing that energy inwards in hopes to feel more calm and productive in our everyday lives. Join us for an afternoon of discussing [...]

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