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Tag: Health & Wellbeing – Health, wellbeing, mental health

What is mental health and how do you maintain it?

– Mental health is just as important as your physical health. It is a state of well-being that allows you to cope with the everyday stresses of life, be aware of your own abilities, work productively, and contribute to society.

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Ethically, what would you do? Commentary: Emotional support and workload

– Perceptions on the dilemma entitled Emotional Support and Workload were all over the map. They covered everything from “Mark needs to go on funded leave and be replaced by a temp” to “Mike needs to understand what compassion and teamwork means.”

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National Day of Mourning, 28 April 2018

– The National Day of Mourning, held annually in Canada on April 28, is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, suffered injury, illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy.

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HMCS Whitehorse crew stays fit on Operation CARIBBE

– A ship at sea on a two-month deployment is not the easiest place to stay fit. The fitness coordinator in HMCS Whitehorse has made it his goal to improve the overall fitness level of the crew over its deployment.

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CAF welcomes first Muslim female chaplain and chaplain candidate

– The occasions mark a turning point in Canadian Armed Forces history, and help fulfill the Royal Canadian Chaplain Service’s initiative to increase diversity and improve gender balance.

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Strengthening the Forces with healthy tips for World Health Day

– Canadian Forces Health Services’ Strengthening the Forces Health Promotion program is here to help you discover ways to implement healthy behaviours, and to help build a lifestyle that will improve your health, productivity and endurance.

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3rd Division gets new Padres

– The training program covered a wide range of topics including spiritual/pastoral care and counselling, suicide prevention, and advising commanding officers on moral and spiritual wellbeing.

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HMCS Calgary loses libations in support of cancer fundraiser

– The fourth annual “Lose the Booze” campaign by the B.C. Cancer Foundation is underway, and the top fundraising team is currently “Onward”. HMCS Calgary’s crew created the team, as three of their members have been battling cancer this year.

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World Health Day, 7 April 2018

– World Health Day, a global health awareness day celebrated annually under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), will celebrate its 70th anniversary on April 7, 2018. The main goal of this year’s World Health Day campaign is Universal Health Coverage: everyone, everywhere. This means ensuring everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services …

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Your mouth and body are connected!

– Taking care of your teeth, gums and surrounding tissues benefit your overall physical and mental well-being. Poor oral health has been linked with the development of infection in other parts of the body.

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