STAY HEALTHY, BE SAFE: Wash your hands!

April is our Health & Safety month each year! As part of our ongoing health and safety series we are looking at ways to STAY HEALTHY, and BE SAFE.

Today, we are looking at a very important way to keep us all healthy and safe: washing our hands!

Last year, Jackie posted about how important it is to wash our hands properly – here is a video reminder!

BE WELL: Meditation

Hi everyone, as part of our focus on Health & Safety this month, we wanted to look at ways to support better mental health.

The Government of Canada webpages that have information about coping with COVID-19 suggest meditation as one way to help support mental health and wellbeing.

Here is an introduction video to try Meditation if you are interested:

BE WELL: Mental Health First Aid

Hi everyone, as part of our focus on Health & Safety this month, we wanted to look at ways to support better mental health.

The Government of Canada webpages have information about how people react differently to stressful situations (like the COVID-19 pandemic). The Mental Health Continuum Model (picture below) helps visualize and explain how important it is to take care of your mental health.

The Mental Health Commission of Canada has a guide to Mental Health First Aid, you can check it out and make your personalized self-care and resilience plan.