Category Archives: resilience

DABC Supports the Right to Food Philosophy at Gordon Neighbourhood House

Gordon Neighbourhood House (GNH) in the West End of Vancouver uses food to nourish the community in a variety of ways, including the facilitation of intercultural exchange and dialogue, community capacity-building, and community development. GNH’s food philosophy is why DABC … Continue reading

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Attend to loneliness: you’re not the only one!

It’s holiday time and we’ve dusted off Resilience Tip #23 on loneliness. To read an update and our five tips for increasing social connection, read the December 2015 issue of our e-newsletter, Our Voice. If you’re not a subscriber, you’ll want … Continue reading

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Resilience Tips

A series of Resilience Tips were published in DABC’s e-newsletter, Our Voice from 2012- 2014. The complete series has been compiled in one document and is now available in the PDF file below. Individual Resilience Tips may be reprinted when the following … Continue reading

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Share your experience of sudden loss of physical health after age 60

Visions: BC’s Mental Health and Addictions Journal is seeking a personal experience story from an older adult (60+) OR family member of one! An upcoming issue of Visions magazine is focusing on Mind-Body and the interconnections between mental and physical health. … Continue reading

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Resilience Tip #25: Focus

By Shelley Hourston For many people with chronic illness or disability, difficulty focusing is an unexpected and often unrecognized challenge. Difficulty focusing can be an invisible side effect of your primary health condition or disability. While your health care provider … Continue reading

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You are stronger and smarter than you think!

By Shelley Hourston Perhaps you already know that we are all stronger and smarter than we think. I wish that someone had shared this gem with me when I was floundering in my twenties. Now these many years later, I … Continue reading

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