Community Wellness

Community Wellness

Renewal and Transitions

Hello everyone, and welcome to April! When spring arrives, it’s like the world hits refresh. Trees bud, flowers bloom, and the air smells fresh. To me, spring is all about starting over. It’s a chance to leave the cold, dark days of winter behind and welcome warmth and growth. Just ...
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Blissful grandma baking cookies being kissed by thankful children
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March into wellness!

Hello everyone! As we bid farewell to winter’s frosty hold, it’s time to welcome the vibrant energy of spring into our lives. There is much to embrace and celebrate in March. Not only does it mark the onset of spring and see the jovial celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day. March ...
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Taking care of our relationships and ourselves

Good news! Somehow, we managed to make it through the cold and dark days of January. From now on, the days are only getting longer and the temperature is rising. Let’s take a moment to celebrate this. I always associate the month of February with the fanfare of Valentine’s Day: ...
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Shine bright!

Hello, everyone. Once again, I find myself surprised that another year has gone by. With daylight saving time and the end-of-year rush, we may find ourselves chasing after our tails this December. I have something to confess: I have not always fully enjoyed the festive season in the past because ...
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Fun Jars Fundraiser

Thank you for helping the RISE Program raise funds for the Hamper Campaign! Pre-order yours before the end of the day on November 24th and save! Only $10 per jar for now, then 12$ as of November 25th until December 22nd or when they sell out. Makes a great gift ...
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Fall into gratitude!

Hello all, and welcome to fall! Autumn is finally here, and I’m all the happier for it. With the leaves turning all kinds of colours and the fresh wind swirling, I’m making it a habit to stop and appreciate what’s in front of me. This exercise helps me to ground ...
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Celebrate summer before it flies by!

Welcome summer, and happy annual vacation season to everyone! If I learned anything growing up in the province of Québec, it’s that summer goes by in the blink of an eye. To make the most of this wonderful season, we tend to celebrate intensely over these few short months. In ...
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It’s Hamper time!

And just like that, I’ve finished my rookie year as Volunteer Coordinator! Over the last year, I have had the pleasure to welcome over 60 new volunteers to our “Community of Care” within the Wellness Centre and Saint Brigid’s Home.  A special welcome to everyone who joined this year, including ...
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Thank You for Your Generosity!

Thank you for giving to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign! Thank you for all of the generosity, creativity, perseverance and dedication from all of the organizations, fundraisers, volunteers, community members, staff and people connected to this year’s hamper campaign. We cannot do it without you! We are extremely proud of ...
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Preparing and Planning

Welcome November! I hope you were able to enjoy the beautiful palette of colours and sunshine that October gifted us. This month, I would like to focus on planning and prepardeness. There are things in life that we are not able to control and, often times, we only realize this ...
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