Mental Wellness

Jot it Down: the Mental Health Benefits of Journaling

Did you know that therapists often team up with a sidekick for help with improving their client’s mental health? It doesn’t wear spandex or have a superhero name, though! It also doesn’t even require a prescription. Therapists often recommend that their patients use journals to record their thoughts. Journals are some of the best…

7 Habits to Enrich Your Daily Routine

Do you ever feel like your day is over before you even know it? We know the feeling! Sometimes, this sensation can seem overwhelming and affect your mental health in negative ways. Here are some ideas for habits to add to your daily routine that can help you savor each moment before they’re gone….

Preventing Drunk & Drugged Driving with your Family and Friends

Even though the holidays are a time of celebration for most, it can also be full of tragedy when people don’t take proper precautions with their merriment. December is Drunk and Drugged Driving month, designated to bring awareness to the rise in accidents and deaths caused by driving under the influence of drugs and…

Help Yourself by Helping Others

Anyone who volunteers on a regular basis can tell you why they keep coming back: It feels great! Not only does giving to your community brighten the day of yourself and others, but it’s scientifically proven to benefit your mental health and overall wellness. Here are a few ways that you help yourself by…

Supporting a Family Member with a New Cancer Diagnosis

There’s no way around it, learning about a diagnosis of a family member with cancer is hard. You might feel confused about what to do for them. You may even experience feelings of fear and anxiety, but none more than they are feeling, themselves. Here are some ideas on how to best support your…

5 Things to know about Hospice Care Transition

Home care is typically provided to support elderly and disabled people as they live out their lives in their own home as independently as possible, but there is an element of home care assistance that is used during the last months of a person’s life. It focuses entirely on comfort during the time leading…

Is Your Kid Being Bullied? 5 Warning Signs to Look Out For

One part of growing up that no parents want to have happened to their kid is bullying. You can teach them all you possibly can about the world and how to communicate with others, but sometimes, through no fault of their own, kids are picked on by their peers.  Depending on your kid’s personality,…

Free Counseling, Financial Guidance, and More for Nutrien Employees

In these Wellness Hub articles, we often give advice that urges you to seek out the help of professionals, such as therapists for mental health assistance and financial experts for help with your budgeting. But did you know that Nutrien has a virtual hub where you can find this kind of assistance, for free?…

A Beginner’s Guide to Tough Conversations

Are you the kind of person who hates conflict? Do you avoid bringing up touchy subjects to keep the peace, even when something is really weighing on your mind? Here are some tips to start talking about the things that are important to you.  Write Out Your Thoughts In order to get your thoughts…

World Suicide Prevention Day Highlights Need for All-Year Effort

September 10 is marked as World Suicide Prevention Day by the International Association of Suicide Prevention, but their mission doesn’t end when the day is over. Suicide prevention is a daily mission for thousands of people every day: mental health professionals, educators researchers, people struggling with suicidal thoughts, their friends, and their family. You…