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Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Laura Jackson

Executive Contributor

Healthcare Leader & Holistic Wellness Facilitator

Laura Jackson

Healthcare Leader & Holistic Wellness Facilitator

Laura Jackson RN, BScN, MN is an award-winning healthcare leader and holistic wellness facilitator. She is the Founder of Paradigm Joy Inc, a holistic mental health and wellness service.
 
At Paradigm Joy she provides counselling, coaching, education, and retreats. Her approach to wellness is holistic and integrative. With an emphasis on somatic (body-based) interventions, she uses her skills in mental health, nervous system co-regulation, therapeutic yoga, meditation, mindfulness and self-compassion to create an environment of safety and to support people to relieve stress, recover from trauma, transform limiting beliefs, and cultivate self-compassion. Laura is well known for her work with healthcare workers and caregivers experiencing burnout, empathic strain, secondary traumatic stress, and moral distress as well as supporting individuals and groups experiencing the stress and trauma of racism and generational trauma.
 
Laura is a Registered Nurse, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ryerson University and Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Toronto. She is certified in psychiatric and mental health nursing with the Canadian Nurses Association and is a Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching. Laura is a 200-hour registered yoga teacher, meditation teacher, certified mindfulness facilitator and a Mindful Self-Compassion Trained Teacher.
 
Her professional work is informed by 20+ years of experience in healthcare, mental health, holistic wellness and a lifetime of lived experience. Throughout her career, she has worked on the frontlines as a clinician, educator, in professional practice and as an administrator in acute and outpatient mental health. Through community service and advocacy, she has contributed to health and wellness programs in speciality hospitals, in the criminal legal system and in the public health sector.
 
She is a past recipient of the Ted Termain Memorial Award for Excellence from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (camh) and the Honoured to Care Award from Oak Valley Health.

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In a hectic world taking care of yourself may be the last thing on your to-do list, if this sounds familiar, you are not alone.

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CREA Global Awards presented to

Laura Jackson

Healthcare Leader & Holistic Wellness Facilitator

The CREA Global Awards is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition for their creative and innovative ideas, adaptability in business, or for their contributions to sustainability and mental health projects.

Caroline Winkvist

Editor-In-Chief

Daniel Ålund

Selection Committee

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Brainz 500 Global Awards presented to

Laura Jackson

Healthcare Leader & Holistic Wellness Facilitator

Brainz 500 Global Awards is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition of their entrepreneurial success, achievements, and dedication to helping others.

Caroline Winkvist

Editor-In-Chief

Fredrik Elfqvist

Selection Committee

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

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