International Self-Care Day

July 4, 2022By Regina Community ClinicCounselling

From the Counselling Department : International Self-Care Day

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Self-care is a lifelong habit and culture. It is the practice of individuals looking after their own health based on the knowledge and information available to them. It is a decision-making process that empowers individuals to look after their own health efficiently and conveniently, in collaboration with health and social care professionals as needed. – Global Self-Care Federation

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June 2022

Social Work Week March 20-26

March 2, 2022By Regina Community ClinicCounselling

March is National Social Work month. The week of March 20-26th is designated to recognize the role of social workers in our community. Social work was essential before the pandemic, crucial during the pandemic and now more than ever, social workers are in critical demand. It is an opportunity to acknowledge organizations and registered social workers for the important work they do, especially during these challenging times for vulnerable people in our province.

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Counselling - March 2022 - Social Work Week March 20-26

Stress Management

March 1, 2017By Regina Community ClinicCounselling

A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it.” “If I hold it for a … Read More

Relaxation Techniques

March 1, 2017By Regina Community ClinicCounselling

Calming Breath Exercise The calming breath exercise was adapted from the ancient discipline of yoga. It is a very efficient technique for achieving a deep state of relaxation quickly. 1. Breathing from your abdomen, inhale through your nose slowly to a count of five. 2. Pause and hold our breath to a count of five. … Read More