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How to Help Seniors Improve Their Spiritual Wellness Once You Become a Wellness Counsellor

If you ask a group of seniors what spirituality means to them, you may receive several unique answers and interpretations (Erichsen 2013). However, there are common threads, and many describe spiritual wellness as “being connected to something greater than yourself and having a set of values that...
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How to Stay Present With Clients When You Become a Wellness Counsellor

Staying present is one of the most important parts of any wellness counsellor-client relationship. Read on if you want to become a wellness counsellor.
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3 Necessary Skills to Become a Wellness Counsellor

All over the world, wellness is a growing field. In fact, the Global Wellness Institute has determined that “The industry grew by 6.4 percent annually from 2015–2017, from a $3.7 trillion to a $4.2 trillion market, nearly twice as fast as global economic growth” (Global Wellness Institute,...
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Exploring the Relationship Between Sound and Stress When You Become a Wellness Counsellor

Stress has an effect on all aspects of personal wellness. It is also experienced by a significant amount of the population. Indeed, almost 30% of Canadians aged 35 to 49 rate their stress levels as either “most days quite a bit” or “extremely stressful” (“Perceived Life Stress”, 2019)....
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Want to Become a Wellness Counsellor? Discover These 3 Benefits of Meditation

If you’re studying wellness counselling, it’s important to understand the broad array of tools you can use to improve your clients’ wellbeing. One powerful tool that wellness counsellors can utilize in their practice is meditation. Meditation has roots going back thousands of years, and in the...
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Why Art, Music, and Creative Expression Is so Important to Graduates of Wellness College

When people think of creative individuals, all too often the image of the tortured artist comes to mind. Not only is this association of creativity with negative emotions a cliché, but it also distracts from the fact that creativity has powerful and positive effects on overall wellbeing A growing...
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How Wellness Counsellors can help their clients avoid burnout

Burnout is often seen as a modern condition. It’s a term that was first coined in 1974 by the psychologist Herbert Freudenberger, and is increasingly being used to describe the experiences of professionals in a variety of fields (Petersen, 2019). Indeed, recent studies have uncovered alarming...
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3 Tips for Helping Clients Avoid Performative Wellness once you Become a Wellness Counsellor

Given the prominent place of social media in our lives today, it’s not surprising that so many people want to share the habits, activities, and practices they use in their daily pursuit of physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental wellness. Whether in tweets, Facebook posts, or Instagram photos,...
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3 Things for Students in Wellness College to Know About the Relationship Between Wellness and Technology

It is no secret that the use of technology has become synonymous with modern life. Today, more than 4.1 billion people—52% of the world’s population—use the internet (Kujawski, 2018). This has translated into 3.5 billion Google searches (Internet Live Stats, 2019a), 350 million photos uploaded...
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