Giving your brain a reboot

Some tips and tricks to keeping ourselves “connected” and “present” during a difficult time.

The Social Dilemma

This one is definitely worth a watch – notice the rates of adverse consequences as they tie to social media.

Check out “The Social Dilemma” on Netflix








Support During COVID 19 Crisis

So many wonderful stories of people coming together and helping each other out during this very challenging time. We haven’t been able to see our clients face to face for quite some time and have had to adjust to supporting people through the phone or “zoom” sessions.

If you need some support feel free to reach out to those of us at the Strivings Group – we are in this together and can try and help you come up with some strategies to alleviate the naturealanxiety you may be feeling during this uncertain time.

Give us a call 905-272-3416 x 100 – pm us or email – happy to offer cost effective services during this time. Take care

Cameron Douglas on his substance use struggles

Lots of press out this week after Cameron Douglas (son of actor Michael Douglas and grandson Kirk Douglas) published a book about his long term struggles with substances.  This article ( and lots of video on You Tube about it) touches on the “sneakiness and craftiness” of substances taking over your life as well as a parent’s struggle  on how to help.

Really Really long article on CBD and Epilepsy…

If you have the time, this is a really detailed article written in the New York Times that really gets into how CBD works, what to look for when acquiring, dos and don’ts …and particularly how it can help with epilepsy. It’s a long one but very interesting to read if you have the time!



October 17, 2018 – Marijuana Now Legal in Canada

It seems wrong not to say something today!!!!  If you like it or not, marijuana is now legal in Canada.  The implementation of the buying rules around this vary widely across the provinces.  In Ontario, it’s online for now via Canada Post.  So many articles floating around on weed, but here’s a good one talking about the pros and the cons.  Have any questions?  Feel free to call us – 905-272-3416 x100

Ontario sets to start selling marijuana


Some questions and answers on what’s going to happen as of October 17, 2018 and where it’s going to happen. Although this article does not present some of the “pros” of marijuana, particularly those that are using it in a medical capacity, it does present some answers to questions you may be wondering about.