Self care blog: How to take care of yourself from the inside out

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This is the first of several self care blog posts.  This one focuses on general aspects of self care that apply to everyone. You might have been told that you need to take better care of yourself, but advice like that can seem pretty useless if you have no clue how …

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Is Marijuana a Depressant? Is Weed a Depressant?

Many people ask the question, “is marijuana a depressant?” without actually knowing exactly what a “depressant” is.  A “depressant” is a fairly technical medical term that means a drug that slows down the rate that your nerves send signals to each other.  Depressants decrease brain activity in certain parts of …

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Are you afraid to open up to your counselor?

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I recently had a question from a person who was having difficulty opening up to her counsellor.  She could not even look her counselor in the eye and felt she was her counselor’s worst client. Opening up to a stranger can be strange I wonder how many people are in the …

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