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Monday, January 30, 2017
In each issue of Strides, we try to highlight one anxiety-related disorder, in the hopes that we shed some light on a disorder that may not be very well-known by the general public. In this issue, we are going to feature Agoraphobia – what it is and what someone with Agoraphobia can do to get help.   What is Agoraphobia?   Adults with Agoraphobia avoid situations where they think they will not be able to escape or find help. They avoid these situations due to fear of...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines brave as “One with mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty.” Using this definition, people who experience anxiety have more opportunities to be brave than the average person. Why? Because people with anxiety have more severe, frequent or intense fears, and they have to face more fears to get on with the activities of daily living. Read the blog…
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The team at AnxietyBC is working hard to post stories that resonate with our audience. If there is something that you want to see, let us know! Drop us a line at media@anxietybc.com   Here are the top social media posts this past month…   Manulife increases mental health coverage for employees to $10K per year Manulife, which employs 9,000 people in Canada, recently overhauled its benefits plan to increase mental health coverage to $10,000 per year for employees and each of their...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The AnxietyBC YouTube Channel has over 50 videos on anxiety-related topics including social anxiety, selective mutism, and panic disorder – to name a few. The following videos were viewed the most over the past month. Check out the videos below, and be sure to subscribe to our channel.   1. Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr.Annie Simpson   2. Understanding and Managing Selective Mutism   3. Helping Your Anxious Child: What it looks like and what parents can do...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Welcome to the first Strides Newsletter of 2017. Although we are a month into this new year, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families health and happiness in 2017. I hope that the first month has treated you well and that you have made some “strides” towards your goals for 2017. If you read our first blog of 2017, you might notice that we deviated away from the typical New Year’s resolution goal setting blog post, in favour of a piece on bravery. Some people...
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