Entries by Carissa Trenton

Resilience- Gianna, 42

“When someone isn’t treating you right, no matter how much you love them, you’ve got to love yourself more and walk away because nothing changes until something changes. I’ve survived both parental and partner violence and trauma. I’ve become an expert at re-starting my life. I used to be hard on myself about it, thinking […]

Creating Solutions Together

There are times in life when everyone needs a little extra support. Family Service Regina offers counselling services wrapped in a safe and supportive environment for a variety of concerns that may be causing you or your family difficulty, our certified counsellors can encourage you to gain insight and discover your own potential while you […]

Finding Balance in a Wired World

  Our children learn how to use cell phones, video games, iPads, Kindles and other technological devices by watching us, their parents, so it’s up to us to model healthy habits, find balance with activity and technology and ultimately avoid being so absorbed in our devices that we miss our kids’ bids for attention. We’ve […]

Art for the Heart Supports Emotional Healing

Family Service Regina’s Art for the Heart program uses art to engage and strengthen those in our community by nurturing their creative talents. Art for the Heart allows people the freedom to move into a space that revitalizes hope and increases their self-esteem. Anna Obey pioneered the workshop in 2014. She teaches First Nations beadwork, […]

Replacing “How was school today” With These 10 Questions

  Every parents routinely asked “how was school today?” question rarely gets the response we’re looking for, it’s usually met with “good” or “fine”. So, we try to dig deeper and ask; “what did you do?” yet are still met with a less than enthusiastic “nothing”. Sounds familiar right? It can be challenging to find […]

Family Day in Regina, 2017

Chances are you’re already looking forward to the next long weekend and Family Day is just around the corner on Monday, February 20, 2017. The most important thing about this special day is spending quality time with your loved ones, even if it is a chilly Saskatchewan winter! Some venues in our community are offering […]

#BellLetsTalk

Every single one of us has been touched in some way by mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Maybe a close friend, a relative or even ourselves have been affected. It is important to understand that we are not alone, and these disorders are more common than you think. #BellLetsTalk day is an […]