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CLINIC UPDATE – RE: COVID-19

April 18, 2020 Dear Inspired Living Medical patients, We are happy to announce that all of our clinicians are offering our regular services on a virtual basis at this time. Our staff will be in touch with you if your appointments were cancelled due to COVID-19 closures or if you had upcoming appointments scheduled. For … Continue reading CLINIC UPDATE – RE: COVID-19

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Dear Inspired Living Medical Community: Our thoughts are with you and your loved ones during this
difficult time as we all learn to navigate through this pandemic as a community. If you are looking for ways to maintain your
wellness during this time, we have created videos with recommendations for maintaining your mental health during a pandemic.
Please share with your friends and family - stay safe and be well! #inthistogether.



ACHIEVING RESILIENCE IN CANADIAN HEALTHCARE

ARE YOU IN HEALTHCARE? JOIN THIS COMMUNITY OF PROFESSIONALS FOCUSED ON BUILDING RESILIENCE IN THE FACE OF THE PANDEMIC.
NOT IN HEALTHCARE? THERE ARE STILL SOME HELPFUL RESOURCES .

ARE YOU IN HEALTHCARE? JOIN THIS COMMUNITY OF PROFESSIONALS FOCUSED ON BUILDING RESILIENCE IN THE FACE OF THE PANDEMIC.
NOT IN HEALTHCARE? THERE ARE STILL SOME HELPFUL RESOURCES .

ARE YOU IN HEALTHCARE? JOIN THIS COMMUNITY OF PROFESSIONALS FOCUSED ON BUILDING RESILIENCE IN THE FACE OF THE PANDEMIC.
NOT IN HEALTHCARE? THERE ARE STILL SOME HELPFUL RESOURCES .

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Practical Questions to Help You Build Your Resilience Foundation

Can you tell me how to get to the closest gas station? Our answer depends on where we are in that moment- right? Well, this applies to resilience also. It is as important to understand where we are starting, as it is to be clear about where we are going. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has … Continue reading Practical Questions to Help You Build Your Resilience Foundation

Back To School; A familiar experience in a different way.

As the nights grow cold and the stores fill with crayons and duo-tangs, families everywhere begin to prepare their children for the return to school. It is normal for a change, like returning to school, to bring up feelings of anxiety. Whether it’s the stress of adapting to new family routines, taking the leap into … Continue reading Back To School; A familiar experience in a different way.

CBC News: Answering your mental health questions amid a pandemic.

CBC News Network’s Carole MacNeil spoke with Dr. Adriana Wilson, a psychiatrist and founder of Inspired Living Medical, to answer viewer questions about coping with their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ASK AN EXPERT: DR. ADRIANA WILSON ON PARENTING DURING COVID‑19


To help parents find ways to manage what may feel like insurmountable tasks and challenges, we asked Dr. Adriana Wilson, an assistant professor in Dal’s Department of Psychiatry, to provide some tips on easing anxiety and managing all of the responsibilities parents find themselves juggling these days.

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Social Skills

What are social skills? As humans we are hard wired to connect with other people, it helps us feel safe, seen, and adds meaning to our lives. Social skills are the broad set of behaviours that govern how we interact with others; they include use of eye contact, body language, assertiveness, and the ability to … Continue reading Social Skills

What’s Your Attachment Style?

Last week we introduced the Top 4 reasons why Attachment matters. In short, it shapes our relationships, which shape our lives! Read on and take the Adult Attachment Questionnaire to find out more about your attachment style! Attachment styles are patterns of behaviour intended to ensure our needs are met. It is ultimately designed to protect us, but it … Continue reading What’s Your Attachment Style?

Why do we act the way we do? Survival Maps!

 As I have talked about in previous posts, we are biologically programmed to be well, so we learn the most efficient ways to get our needs met and stay out of harms way very early on, even before we can talk! Here is a 5 min video summary about how and why we form Survival … Continue reading Why do we act the way we do? Survival Maps!

Sneaky Ways Our Past Hijacks Our Relationships

The way it happens is always the same…so let’s look at some actual examples and what we can do about it!

Why can’t I feel better?

If I offered to swoop into your life and fix all of your problems, what would you say? If you are like most people, you wouldn’t hesitate, not many people would say “no thanks, I want to struggle through this uncertainty and stress on my own thanks!” We all do it. I have been guilty of … Continue reading Why can’t I feel better?

The Wrong Tribe Can Make Us Feel Crazy!

I am noticing a theme. The importance of tribe just keeps coming up. The cost of not having the right tribe is enormous! I was recently working with a lovely young woman who had Social Anxiety. Here is how the story goes…(she gave me permission to share this and she is also representative of many … Continue reading The Wrong Tribe Can Make Us Feel Crazy!

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3 Steps to Connect When Stressed

As a social species our survival depends on our ability to co-regulate during times of stress. As the world faces it’s second wave of COVID-19 and all the implications that brings, I thought it worth a review of ways we can do this. Ideally, in relationships, we aim to be: 1. Attuned Notice what is … Continue reading 3 Steps to Connect When Stressed

3 Ways to Stop Remote Work Burnout

We are months into our “new normal”, which for many of us involves learning to work from home, yet we are all still adjusting. Here is a 4 minute video which outlines 3 tips to manage remote work burnout.

Practical Questions to Help You Build Your Resilience Foundation

Can you tell me how to get to the closest gas station? Our answer depends on where we are in that moment- right? Well, this applies to resilience also. It is as important to understand where we are starting, as it is to be clear about where we are going. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has … Continue reading Practical Questions to Help You Build Your Resilience Foundation

Back To School; A familiar experience in a different way.

As the nights grow cold and the stores fill with crayons and duo-tangs, families everywhere begin to prepare their children for the return to school. It is normal for a change, like returning to school, to bring up feelings of anxiety. Whether it’s the stress of adapting to new family routines, taking the leap into … Continue reading Back To School; A familiar experience in a different way.

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