Mindfulness practice teaches us how to coexist with our internal experience, work with our attention, live with purpose, develop acceptance and practice self-reflection. Mindfulness can be a useful practice aiding us as our lives continue to change and unfold over time.

What is Mindfulness - Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness expert Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines “What is mindfulness?” and discusses the hard work and rewards of practicing mindfulness.

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Nine Essential Qualities of Mindfulness

Most people these days are stressed out by the fast pace of life, economy, and worries about the future. It is no wonder that mindfulness has rapidly gained attention in the popular press and is one of the few complementary medicine techniques to be offered in hospitals and clinics worldwide. But what exactly is mindfulness?
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Mind-Body Exercises to Help You Transcend Chronic Depression

This article provides a series of questions and exercises that are intended to strengthen your capacity to deal with life circumstances that can cause chronic depression. The author encourages you to work on no more than one exercise per day to give yourself ample time to consider the thoughts and feelings that each exercise brings up for you.
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

This online MBSR training course is 100% free, created by a fully certified MBSR instructor, and is based on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
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Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

To effectively combat stress, you need to activate your body’s natural relaxation response. Techniques such as deep breathing, visualization, meditation, and yoga can help.
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6 Tips for a Mindful Exercise Routine

In Ayurveda, meditation is the foundation for health, happiness, and overall well-being. A regular exercise program is also important for a healthy lifestyle. Strength training, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning make up the backbone of a well-rounded fitness routine that can keep you healthy and strong throughout your life.
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A short description of the various therapist certifications in Ontario.

Clinical Psychologists

Clinical Psychologists are required to complete a related Masters and Ph.D. program to practice in the province of Ontario that must be research-based and subsequently have a thesis component. They are governed by the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

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Registered Psychotherapists

Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) are registered by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and, like Registered Social Workers and Clinical Psychologists, are permitted to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.

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Registered Social Workers

Registered Social Workers (RSW) are helping individuals to enhance their well-being. They are governed by the Ontario College of Social Workers.