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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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Oct 18

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Gratitude & A Pile of Rocks

“Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, for His steadfast love endures forever!” – Psalm 107:1 I love Thanksgiving. A long weekend dedicated to eating lots of good food and hanging out with family is pretty great if you ask me! It’s also a time when we are reminded of the many […]

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Oct 18

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Self-Care

What does self-care mean? Self-care is personal health maintenance. It is any activity of an individual, family or community, with the intention of improving or restoring health, or treating or preventing disease. Self-care includes all health decisions people make for themselves and their families to get and stay physically and ...

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Sep 18

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Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking

Today we join people around the world in praying this prayer for victims of human trafficking. (Click on the video to learn more about The Salvation Army’s efforts in this area.) Heavenly Father, We, your children, trust your words in Mathew 11:28: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you […]

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Sep 18

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The Profound Simplicity of Prayer

September has arrived which means our Missional Focus for this month is prayer! Why is it that we have such a difficult time in appropriating the privilege of prayer?  You cannot read the Gospels without noticing how important prayer was to Jesus.  As you read the words of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, you become […]

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Aug 18

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A Rebellious Son

Jesus tells a story in Luke 15 about a father and his two sons. It’s a very typical family with its own set of drama and family upsets which climax when the younger son asks for his half of the family inheritance to run away and party. By saying this to the father, the younger […]

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