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Ganz Ferrance

International Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur and Registered Psychologist Dr. Ganz Ferrance is on a mission to help you "Live Bigger so you can Give Bigger". Since 1991, he has helped tens of thousands people "Make More Money, Have Better Sex, and Live Longer Lives". Dr. Ganz prides himself on providing " Tweed-Free" consultation, education, coaching and therapy - giving you cutting-edge information and the "straight goods" without all of the psycho-babble, victim-making, or intellectual double-talk. Dr.Ganz holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and an M.A. in Developmental and Educational Psychology from Andrews University in Michigan. He is the former Public Education Coordinator as well as the former Vice-President of the Psychologist's Association of Alberta. Dr. Ganz enjoys sharing how people can get more "mileage" from their lives. Whether one-on-one or from the stage, Dr. Ganz's easygoing, friendly and humorous style quickly makes you feel at home, comfortable and safe. This ability has made him a favorite with the media. For the past 5 years, Dr. Ganz has been delivering monthly segments on CTV Edmonton's News at Noon and has been interviewed several times for a variety of other publications, radio and television programs such as CTV's Good Morning Canada, Help! TV, Alberta Prime Time, CBC Radio, The Edmonton Journal .

Good Sleep—By Design

Written by Ganz Ferrance on . Posted in Blog

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Click to watch the CTV segment!

You’ve probably heard that bad sleep is bad for your health. Actually, good sleep is the foundation of good health, high productivity, good relationships, and your ability to manage stress. Good design in your bedroom and your home can make sure it’s not only beautiful and functional, but is also set up to support your best sleep possible.

Feeling Down

Written by Ganz Ferrance on . Posted in Blog

Click here to view the segment on Alberta Primetime.

Click here to view the segment on Alberta Primetime.

It is common for many people to feel down during this time of the year. Aside from the holiday stress we are all much too familiar with, a few reasons is that, one, most people don’t get out and be as active in the colder weather as they did in the warmer seasons. Another reason is that we are not receiving the amount of light we need in order to stimulate the brain chemistry that keeps us focused and energized during the summer. This is due to the fact that the days are shorter and also that the angle of the sun is steeper so we don’t get the right part of the spectrum. We need the blue spectrum to stimulate our brain to make serotonin and other brain chemicals to keep us “up” at this time of year. The smart mammals hibernate during this time of year, but we humans just push through it.

HR Thoughts for 2015

Written by Ganz Ferrance on . Posted in Blog

freenoMental health issues and their effects on employees and, consequently, the workplace is not an issue that can be ignored. It has been shown that mental health plays a large role in the economy. As the field of HR continues to evolve, there is an opportunity for professionals in this field to have a positive and proactive affect – instead of just being reactionary – in their organizations. Here are some things they should consider for the coming year:

Stressful Family Situations during the Holidays

Written by Ganz Ferrance on . Posted in Blog

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Between spending money, weather, traffic, running out of time, the holiday season is one of the most stressful times of the year for most people, especially when it comes to dealing with family. Here are some common relationship situations and what to do about them so you can enjoy this season – instead of just surviving it.