Mental Health

Step into Spring Being Mindful to Improve Your Body Image

Content by Stephani Fenkanyn, CNP, M.Sc.(OT), B.HK, BANA Health Educator ______________________________________________________________________________ As the season changes into Spring and the snow melts away, we hear more chirping birds, see more sunny days and we start to plant fresh, colourful flowers that will bloom in the summer. We move from puffy coats to light jean jackets.

Step into Spring Being Mindful to Improve Your Body Image2019-04-09T16:11:55-04:00

BANA LAUNCHES POSITIVE BODY IMAGE PLEDGE CAMPAIGN

BANA LAUNCHES POSITIVE BODY IMAGE PLEDGE CAMPAIGN Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, classes, abilities, races and ethnic backgrounds. In fact, over 1 million Canadians struggle with eating disorders. Although this is true, there is still a lot of misinformation, stereotypes and myths about this disorder that exist in society. This year

BANA LAUNCHES POSITIVE BODY IMAGE PLEDGE CAMPAIGN2019-02-01T09:43:55-04:00

Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW)

What you need to know about Eating Disorder Awareness Week in Windsor Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, classes, abilities, races and ethnic backgrounds. In fact, over 1 million Canadians struggle with eating disorders. Although this is true, there is still a lot of misinformation, stereotypes and myths about this disorder that

Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW)2019-01-25T10:33:03-04:00

Coping with the Holidays

We know that the holiday's can be a stressful and difficult time for everyone. At BANA we've put together some ideas that might help make the season a little more merry and bright. EAT REGULARLY Eat regularly and in some kind of reasonable pattern to help avoid the desire to binge. Do not avoid

Coping with the Holidays2018-11-27T14:28:04-04:00

Be Yourselfer’s Puppet Power

Our society places great emphasis on physical attributes. Teaching young people to increase their confidence in their own unique talents, abilities and interests reduces their reliance on physical appearance as their main measure of self-worth.  Poor body image and self-esteem in youth can lead to them withdrawing from social, academic and economic opportunities. Building

Be Yourselfer’s Puppet Power2018-11-27T14:17:50-04:00

BANA brings home Platinum

This past October the staff at BANA was thrilled to receive the Platinum Level Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Wellness Award from the Windsor Essex County Health Unit. Wellness in the workplace cannot be treated as a band-aid. It’s not something that you can find online or in a fitness app.  It requires dedication, motivation,

BANA brings home Platinum2018-11-27T14:13:30-04:00

BANA shares congratulations message on 35th Anniversary from Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

This past weekend BANA celebrated it’s 35th Anniversary with a roaring 1920’s Gala at Caesar’s Windsor. A special friend of BANA’s sent greetings that we’d like to share with all of you and we hope it moves you as much as it did us. Thank you Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau for

BANA shares congratulations message on 35th Anniversary from Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau2018-11-16T15:42:33-04:00