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Dec 18

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Sharing the Promise

Yesterday marked the second Sunday of Advent, each week continues to prepare us for the arrival of Jesus. Last week we looked on with hope. Hope for that which we wait for, hope for what is to come, hope for God’s promises to be fulfilled. This week is marked by peace. The Prince of Peace is coming, […]

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Dec 18

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400 Years

“Lord give me patience and give it to me NOW!” No one likes to wait. Today’s society values instant and on-demand. From microwaves to fast food, we are programmed not to wait. If we are at the supermarket and the lines are long, we complain that the store really doesn’t care about their customers, otherwise […]

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Nov 18

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Internal Peace

I hope most of you were able to join in last week for some of the THHS Self Care week activities and the Staff Appreciation Party on Friday. It was truly a great week. It also fit so well with our monthly theme of peace. Caring for ourselves and finding internal peace can help us to […]

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Nov 18

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Day 4: Grief

Grief is a natural response to loss. It’s the emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away. The more significant the loss, the more intense your grief will be. You may associate grieving with the death of a loved one—which is often the cause of the most intense type of […]

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Nov 18

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Day 3 – Burnout

Burnout can affect anyone at any time. By knowing the signs and symptoms, and prevention strategies you can set yourself up for success. Below are some resources that might be helpful! Don’t forget to see what is happening at your location today for THHS Self Care Week 2018! Video – Tips for coping with stress […]

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Nov 18

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Day 2 – Self Care Week

Happy Self-Care Week! Today’s self care activity is on “Kindness”. The preparation for this activity has been an amazing experience because so many staff came on board to help. Just hearing staff watch these videos and gather information has been overwhelming in a positive manner. I do encourage everyone to watch ...

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Nov 18

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THHS Self Care Week

This week, November 19-23, 2018 is the THHS Self Care week. Each day there will be different events about some of the various aspects of self-care. Be sure to check with your supervisors about your locations events, and those near you! Each day, you will also be able to find resources posted here that you […]

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Nov 18

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Volunteering For Peace

“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.” – Romans 14:19 This weekend, which marked 100 years since the end of World War I, we remember the countless who fought for peace for their countries. Of the 619, 636 Canadians, over half of them volunteered to join the ...

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Nov 18

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The Happiest Song

This may be the happiest blog we’ve ever written! (We definitely had way too much fun looking for these songs.) As we prepare for the THHS Self Care Week on November 19th to November 23rd, the Psychological Health & Safety (PH&S) Committee want to bring some Happy music into your workplaces! Help us decide what […]

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Oct 18

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Feel vs. Choose

There are many days I do not feel like celebrating. Last week my mother was in a car accident. We are thankful that everyone involved is okay. But we are not celebrating the fact that it happened, or the ramifications of someone else’s carelessness. Needless to say, I’ve struggled to figure out what to write […]

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