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  • Bullying is Not Cool

    By / Project HEARTcore / 0 comments

    Bullying is common occurrence at school. Some people bully, some people get bullied and some have experienced both. If you have ever been bullied, it can feel like to the whole world hates you. It can really damage your self-esteem and your own sense of self-worth. If you’ve ever been bully, it can feel like your whole world is out

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  • It Could Be More Than Stress – PTSD

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    PTSD stands for post-traumatic stress disorder. If you witness violence, crimes, natural disasters, accidents, war or other traumatic conflicts you can develop PTSD. Having PTSD feels like you are constantly being haunted by memories that you do not wish to remember. A smell, word or even a sound can remind you of the event. It feels like it is happening

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  • Art Soothes the Soul

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    Art is an amazing way to express emotions that could never be translated into words. Emotions are much more vivid, heart-wrenching and blissful than anything you could say. Emotions do not always make sense and they are not suppose to because they are meant to be felt and experienced. When you look at Mother Nature, its beauty can sometimes just

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  • Why Talk When We Can Text?

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    In this new technological age where we are in contact with one another through a phone, a tablet or a computer screen, you would think we would be amazing communicators, but that is not the case. Although we are talking to each other more, we are not necessarily communicating better than we did before. Communicating with others is a valuable

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  • Mayor’s Community Safety Award

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    For Immediate Release Ephraim’s Place Community Center Receives Mayor’s Community Safety Award Toronto, Ontario (Jul. 17, 2017) – Imagine being presented with an award that you never even applied for. That is exactly what miraculously happened to Ephraim’s Place this year. Ephraim’s Place was awarded with the Mayor’s Community Safety Award for 2017 out of a long list of 200

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  • Project HEARTcore: Semester 1 – Wrapping Up

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    It’s winding down to the end of the first semester of Project HEARTcore and it’s been one of the strongest group of participants in the program. The passion and heart of these students were shown time and time again. One example of their passion to help others, came through an awareness campaigned called “To Write Love On Her Arms.” This

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