…because there are things worth fighting for We’ve all heard about and come to admire great warriors: Winston Churchill, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Martin Luther King, and King David. They were all warriors because they believed that there are certain things in life worth fighting for. In fact, they need to be fought for.
A struggle with healthy boundaries within a marriage. By Vic LeBouthillier This is the story of Jim and Judy, a married couple who seem to be struggling with getting their personal needs met within their relationship. Check out how Jim and Judy are just beginning their journey towards succeeding at establishing healthy boundaries: Judy: When […]
A close look at the effect of various types of social interactions By Vic LeBouthillier In 2011, the Vancouver Foundation polled 275 charitable foundations and 100 community leaders to find out what they believed was their most pressing issue. To their surprise, it wasn’t poverty or homelessness; It was isolation and disconnection. This year, the […]
How two people learned to build and benefit from close relationships By Vic LeBouthillier Tom: 37, husband and father of two. Works as a store’s general manager. Lonely, but with a chance of a breakthrough. Tom worked hard to get to where he is and had to step on a few toes in the process. […]
Steps and initiatives to increase play and laughter in a healthy way By Vic LeBouthillier “Part of incorporating more play and laughter into our daily life includes taking a good look at how much we already do these things and how important it is to us.” Take a moment to read over each of the […]
How do drugs and alcohol influence play and laughter, and where do group dynamics come into play? By Vic LeBouthillier “Substance use can temporarily reduce inhibitions and increase laughter and playfulness, but can carry a high risk of negative consequences. This presents a challenge in balancing healthy outlets of play and laughter with potentially unhealthy […]
Is there enough play and laughter in your adult life? By Vic LeBouthillier “Laughter and play are common among all mammals from infancy all the way through adulthood, and are an important part of integrating and connecting our mental, emotional, and physical states.” Laughter and play have important roles, not only in childhood development and […]
What is psychology and can you change yours? Due to advanced research being carried out in the field of behavioural health, we have been able to gain a better understanding of human behaviour and human psychology. It has now been found that human beings have the capability of altering and reforming their thoughts and emotions; […]