Stress Management and Awesome Sleep Tools
- 33 Secrets to a Good Night's Sleep--by Dr. Mercola
- Coping With Stress information from the Canadian Mental Health Association has tips for personal coping with stress, the stages of stress, effects on health, preventing stress and identifies other stress-related resources.
- Reiki treatments promote deep relaxation and healing. Nancy has been a Registered Reiki Master since 2000, and can incorporate these treatments into your counselling sessions, when needed. More about Reiki
- Sacred Sleep Yoga, with Jennifer Piercy. Her mission is to educate and inspire individuals about the power of natural rest and sleep rhythms through a variety of yogic tools.
- Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook. Simple, concise, step-by-step directions for mastery of breathing, progressive relaxation, meditation, self-hypnosis, visualization, refuting irrational ideas, thought stopping, worry control, quick relaxers, job stress management, assertiveness, nutrition, exercise and time management.
- Stress Tips: a large databank of free, easy-to-use, quick tips by John Townsend
- HeartMath: stress management tools. Free!
- Two Minute Relaxation Technique: video by Cathy Wong
- Natural Remedies for Better Sleep: video by Cathy Wong
- The Healing Waterfall: relaxing, guided imagery recordings. Free sample download.
- Getting a Good Night's Sleep: short tip sheet
- Stress and Well-Being | HTML | PDF Looks at signs and sources of stress, its negative and positive effects, its link with physical and mental health, coping strategies and a survey to help identify where the stress in your life comes from.
- Getting a Good Night's Sleep | HTML | PDF Almost half of us cut back on our sleep as a way of getting the most out of our days. As sleep problems can have a negative effect on our mental health by influencing our emotions, thoughts, behaviours and body sensations, this module provides tips on getting a good night's sleep, as well as a sleep skills diary to track the factors affecting your sleep.
The self-help resources on this site are to be used as additions to the treatment you receive from your health care team. They are not a substitute for medical and mental health diagnosis and treatment. Please seek appropriate health care when needed, and continue to follow the advice of your physicians, counsellors and mental health professionals.