Category Archives: Professionals

Act Now: Peer Support – Stéphane Grenier

Today is a good time to move from “let’s talk” to “let’s do peer support”. In a recent chat, Stéphane Grenier, of Mental Health Innovation Consulting (MHIC), shared his lessons and insights about the power and value of peer support in the workplace. Peer supporters are not just friends or therapists. Peer supporters help their peers face challenges head on… Read more »

Freelancers facing #isolation need #peersupport

Every day, at coffee shops across Toronto, humans plug themselves into laptops. As writers, consultants, entrepreneurs and other freelancers we have the freedom to work anywhere, but we face less certainty and more isolation. Isolation and financial uncertainty can lead to emotional distress, substance abuse, low productivity and sadness. How many tweets and likes can compensate for this? What role… Read more »