May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Ontario recognizes this month is a time to raise awareness about the devastating impact of sexual assault and focus on the measures being taken to stop violence and support survivors Since the province-wide lockdown due to COVID-19, there have reports of increased incidents of sexual violence across the province against young children and both women and men. Survivors of sexual…
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What is Meditation?
Meditation lowers blood pressure and heart rate, and brings about a more favorable body chemistry. This effect depends upon successfully putting aside worries and angry thoughts, and may not last much beyond the end of the meditation if angry thoughts re-invade the mind.
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