Resources – To function well day-to-day

I create a routine for myself when…

I keep a list or agenda of things to do.

Useful Information and Tools

1 – Google Calendar App. (Google)

2 – Me-Time: Managing Stress and Finding Work-Life Balance (Homewood Health, 2020)

 Why it it important to live a balanced life, time-management, environmental and psychological tips.

I organize my days around a schedule (e.g. times to get up and go to bed, take a shower or bath, eat, activities).

Useful Information and Tools

1 – Google Calendar App. (Google)

2 – Me-Time: Managing Stress and Finding Work-Life Balance (Homewood Health, 2020)

 Why it it important to live a balanced life, time-management, environmental and psychological tips.

I respect how I function when…

I make my schedule keeping my capacities in mind.

Useful Information and Tools

1 – Me-Time: Managing Stress and Finding Work-Life Balance (Homewood Health, 2020)

 Why it it important to live a balanced life, time-management, environmental and psychological tips.

2 – How to set SMART goals (Government of Canada, 2017)

 What is an objective? What is a SMART objective and how to put it in place. Examples.

3 – 10 Steps to Achieving Work-Life Balance (Manulife, 2017)

 Impacts of poor work-life balance and 10 steps to improve it.

I do things that make me feel good about myself.

Useful Information and Tools

1 – Using Behavioral Activation to Overcome Depression (Psychology Tools)

 What behavioral activation is, tips and exercices.

I set realistic goals for myself.

Useful Information and Tools

2 – How to set SMART goals (Government of Canada, 2017)

 What is an objective? What is a SMART objective and how to put it in place. Examples.

I organize my home in ways that meet my needs (e.g. having curtains that block the light so that I can sleep better).

Useful Information and Tools

1 – Cheap Ways to Feel Better About Your Home  (ApartmentTherapy, 2009)

7 tips for home improvement.

I take action when…

I stay busy to avoid thinking about my difficulties all the time.

Useful Information and Tools

1 – W.I.N.T.E.R. Stress-Busting Tips (Anxiety Canada, 2017)

 Things you can do to manage stress and take care of yourself.

2 – Mental Fitness Tips (Canadian Mental Health Association National)

 Simple ways to practice mental fitness.

I reserve myself some time to do things that I enjoy.

Useful Information and Tools

1 – 10 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Hobby (Psychology Today, 2018)

 Ten questions to find the most fulfilling hobby for you.

2 – 10 Steps to Achieving Work-Life Balance  (Manulife, 2017)

 Impacts of poor work-life balance and suggestions to improve it.

I go to public places in my neighborhood (e.g. the library, a coffee shop, a park).

Useful Information and Tools

1 – Finding a place nearby (Google, 2017)