Self care

Self care

Our story

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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The Feminist Therapy Support Group
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the first of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Identifies the story of the seven- women group; describes their process.

Help for premenstrual syndrome

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Walker
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vol 4, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article defines pre menstrual syndrome, describes mental, emotional and physical effects. Lists possible treatments and available resources. 

Working through despair

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanna Macy
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Vol 3, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article addresses the despair that an increasing number of people are experiencing in relation to imagining the future of our planet. Introduces the concept of despair work; symptoms and suppression, validation, feeling, imaging, waiting and community. 

If the chair fits, sit on it

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
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vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses workplace furniture and our bodies. Provides a checklist to determine whether the chair you sit on at work is good for your well being. Recommends what to do about it.

Getting rid of the crab

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Madeline Boscoe
Connie Clement
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vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Endometriosis healing with the mind’s eye

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Clara Valverde
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vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses what is endometriosis; the difference between the medical system’s approach to dealing with endometriosis and a self healing method; Discuses tools on how to heal yourself by detoxifying, reviewing your nutritional habits, introducing herbs, exercise, yoga, massage, acupressure, visualizations.

Thoughts on sex without science

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
B.J Richmond
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vol 2, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is about the sexuality of women who have sex with men. Discusses The beginnings of gynecological thought and practice; A call to move from the symptoms-analysis-cure approach to a holistic approach. Encourages women to be their own experts; To think critically about their sexuality and how they feel about their bodies.

Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ruth Meehanicus
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Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the possibility of seeing our health on a continuum rather than about health and sickness; Introduces the Well Being Interview (WBI) as a preventative health oriented tool, discusses the benefits and limitations of this tool for women.

Health care choices: making yours

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
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Vol 1, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article asks readers to take responsibility to determine what our needs are and who might best help you us meet our needs; lists a range of services and practitioners; Tips on how to access alternative resources, what to look for when choosing a practitioner, gives examples of how to break down your health concern to access a combination of services to address all aspects of your health.


 

 

Project éco-santé environmental health educational tools

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South Asian Women’s Community Centre
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South Asian Women's Community Centre
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Our health is linked to the quality of our social and physical environments. Project Éco-santé tous ensemble explores the links between women’s heart, breathing, and mental health and their environments through a photo-video and a graphic booklet available in 10 languages (French, English, Urdu, Dari, Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Portuguese, Creole and Spanish), and three brochures (available in French and English).

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