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Monday, January 30, 2017
At Anxiety Canada, we are very grateful for the support of our volunteers who make it possible for our very lean team to provide valuable resources, programs, and services. Our volunteers help out in a variety of ways including fundraising, office support, and community service. This month, we are pleased to put the spotlight on one of our volunteers. Shab has been volunteering with the Anxiety Canada office since September.   Q&A with Shab   Q.  Tell me how you first...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines brave as “One with mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty.” Using this definition, people who experience anxiety have more opportunities to be brave than the average person. Why? Because people with anxiety have more severe, frequent or intense fears, and they have to face more fears to get on with the activities of daily living. Read the blog…
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Monday, January 30, 2017
It all started with a conversation between District Counsellor, Cathy Preibisch and Anxiety Canada’s Executive Director, Judith Law. Since September 2015, Anxiety Canada has had the pleasure of working with CHANCE Shxwetetilthet Alternate School in Chilliwack, on a pilot anxiety management program. Recently, Cathy wrote an article for the BC Alternate Education Association’s Newsletter about the program, called “Pushing Back Anxiety.” Read the article here…
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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Monday, December 12, 2016
The team at Anxiety Canada is working hard to post stories that resonate with our audience. If there is something that you want to see, let us know! Drop us a line at media@anxietycanada.com   Here are the top Facebook posts for November…   What is High Functioning Anxiety? Anxiety is hard to understand. High-functioning anxiety is even more so. We stress, we plan, we panic. We achieve. We tell people we’re fine. We say this so much we may start to believe it ourselves. On the inside...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
The Anxiety Canada YouTube Channel has over 50 videos on anxiety-related topics including social anxiety, selective mutism, and panic disorder – to name a few. The following videos were viewed the most in November. Check out the videos below, and be sure to subscribe to our channel. 1. Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr.Annie Simpson Do you know a child who doesn't speak in some social situations despite speaking freely in others? Learn the latest about selective mutism. Strategies...
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