What’s the Cost Of Stress to Business In Canada?

From a business perspective, the day-to-day stress we live under is taking its toll. A report by Chrysalis Performance Strategies Inc. states that stress costs Canadian business over $16 billion dollars a year.  This includes direct and indirect costs due to absenteeism, lost productivity, health claims, short and long-term disability claims and workplace accidents (see […] Read more »

How Many Victims of Sexual Abuse Are in Canada?

Now let’s look for a moment at the tragic reality of sexual abuse in our society. “Twenty years ago [circa 1980], no reference was made in most psychology programs to child sexual abuse. If it was discussed at all, it was mentioned in passing, as an aberration, even though a number of studies existed reporting […] Read more »

How Much Mental Illness is in Canadian Society?

The Edmonton Journal, quoting the Canadian Mental Health Association, tells us the following.* (These statistics aren’t listed here to make anyone more depressed! Rather, they are to remind us all of the absolute woundedness of the world in which we live. If we are to bring people hope, we need some understanding of what it […] Read more »