Dr Linda Uyeda
July 26, 2018

Dr Linda Uyeda first learned about the impact of stress, and how mindfulness practices could help reduce it and improve health and wellbeing, when two life events collided.  

She was a busy GP, a few months out of residency, living in Vancouver, when she developed muscle stiffness,...

December 8, 2017

For many of us, the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness, but for others it can be a stressful and challenging time of year.

It’s not uncommon to experience the “holiday blues” fueled by financial stresses, family conflict or tension, the myth of the perfect holiday, and...

August 31, 2017

Back to school can be a stressful time – for kids and parents. We all want to be sure we are doing the right things to keep our kids healthy both physically and mentally. We asked some family physicians in BC to share their thoughts on how families can make the transition smoothly:


September 28, 2015

It is natural that some teens and children will feel more stress early in the new school year.

Dr David Smith, an adolescent and child psychiatrist in the Interior, says kids today are more stressed than ever - by academic demands, parental pressure, and constant social media presence,...