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WARRIORS

| December 18, 2017
WARRIORS

…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.

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The Story of Jim & Judy: Part 1

| October 13, 2016
The Story of Jim & Judy: Part 1

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 […]

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Connections and Engagement: A Friendliness Survey

| September 27, 2016
Connections and Engagement: A Friendliness Survey

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 […]

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Two Examples of How to Build Close Relationships

| September 22, 2016
Two Examples of How to Build Close Relationships

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. […]

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Healthy Ways to Increase Play and Laughter in Your Life

| August 30, 2016
Healthy Ways to Increase Play and Laughter in Your Life

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 […]

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How We Use Drugs and Alcohol to Increase Play and Laughter

| August 25, 2016
How We Use Drugs and Alcohol to Increase Play and Laughter

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 […]

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Why Do Adults Play and Laugh Less as They Get Older?

| August 23, 2016
Why Do Adults Play and Laugh Less as They Get Older?

What might be holding you back from more play and laughter? By Vic LeBouthillier “While adults need activities that revolve around pleasure beyond just competitive play, researchers in this field speculate that as we grow into adolescents and adults, our focus on play decreases due to a number of factors.” Experts in social and behavioral […]

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The Importance and Benefits of Play and Laughter

| August 18, 2016
The Importance and Benefits of Play and Laughter

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 […]

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Are you fully aware of your psychological functions?

| December 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Are you fully aware of your psychological functions?

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; […]

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