Do you feel unsettled, worried or stuck? Do you have a sense that you are in a rut, created from doing the same things over and over, without different results? Maybe you feel unsatisfied in your relationships, or that your life lacks meaning?
Mindfulness Matters Mindfulness is being present in each moment. The practice of mindfulness involves accepting our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without believing there might be a “right” or a “wrong” way to think or […]
Authenticity What does it mean to be authentic? Authenticity is real, genuine, true and accurate living. Authentic living is when I am not copying, pretending or giving a false sense of myself. Authentic people […]
Christmas Holiday Madness It is midway through December. Christmas planning, Christmas shopping, Christmas celebrating and Christmas stressing feels well underway. The season can be so much about expectations, or what we hoped for…that somehow […]
So you have made the decision that you want to pursue counselling and find some healing and hope out of the hurt that you have experienced. If you are like many people, you want to know how much it will cost, and if there might be any help for that cost, you’re your extended health care benefits. Unfortunately, counselling is not a standard health care benefit.
Emotional Bonds of Attachment Attachment theory describes emotional bonds within relationships. Patterns of attachment grow out of early childhood experiences and tend to endure through the lifespan. How we attach to others influences the […]
Look around you. Do you notice people? Notice the stories embedded inside. Slouched shoulders on ferries, catching the eye … avoiding the contact. The odd f-bomb spoken from the table across the cafeteria. People carry stories ... histories being made. Histories matter. People matter. Our stories are a part of us, but you can know another.