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Are you concerned about your level of anxiety or your moods, and think it could be more than normal ups and downs?  Here are some self-assessment tools for you. (note: these self assessments are not intended to replace the diagnosis of a physician)

Burnout self-assessment test


Self-assessment to identify any problematic drinking habits or drug use


2012 Canada Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidlines


Anxiety and Mood disorders - Get a “check up from the neck up”


MoodGym is an interactive program designed to help you:

Identify whether you are having problems with emotions like anxiety and depression.

Learn skills that can help you cope with these emotions.

To learn more about it follow the link

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Opinion, Information, Insight

Web Blogs from Canadian doctors. Click on the link below to read and comment

Stanford School Of Medicine, Arts, Humanities and Medicine - Palo Alto, CA, USA
Dalhousie University - Halifax, NS, CANADA

Recipe For Recovery - By Judi Platt, RN, CARN, Case Manager at the OMA's Physician Health Program

Cabbage Rolls Unrolled - My brother Gary loved cabbage rolls. This recipe is from my mother. For the sake of time, I began to just put all of the ingredients in a pan rather than roll them in the leaves of cabbage. To read a full story click here...

My Spring Rolls - I have always enjoyed cooking, and I am good at it. In the mid 80’s, looking for fulfillment, I started a small catering business from home. To read a full story click here...

Vegetarian Daughter - My youngest daughter is a vegetarian. It is not a moral issue for her, she just doesn't digest meat well. She has been a confirmed non-meat eater since she was about 3 years old. To read a full story click here..

Gefilte Fish - After my Mom died, my brothers put all of her “treasures” on the floor of her living room and decided the best way to divide them up would be to take turns choosing something. To read a full story click here...


Social Scientists Build Case For "Survival Of The Kindest

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are challenging long-held beliefs that human beings are wired to be selfish. In a wide range of studies, social scientists are amassing a growing body of evidence to show we are evolving to become more compassionate and collaborative in our quest to survive and thrive. To read a full story click here...





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