Reimagine Your Story

As adults, we carry stories about ourselves that were often created in childhood or through our teenage years. These stories can be...

It Takes Courage

I know it takes courage to ask for help especially when it comes to mental health. If you haven't tried counselling before, the unknown...

Plagued by Monkey Mind?

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis. Of that there can be no doubt. The cost of psychotherapy/counselling has been on a steep...

Shared Experience

Embers Richard Wagamese, Ojibway Author & Storyteller I want to bump against you and feel the rush of contact and ask important questions...

RSVP

If there's one thing I've observed about human nature through the pandemic, it's this: stress, anxiety, fear, and depression creep into...

All The Colours

"I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it. People think pleasing God is all God...

Cross Pollination

As some of you know, I write a blog. For awhile there, I had my blog on my counselling website but then I made the decision to separate...

Choice

I subscribe to the theory that we are always, at every moment of the day, in a place of choice. Consciously choosing a course of action,...

Who Are You, Really?

One of the tools I like to use in my counselling practice is the Myers-Briggs Personality Test. It is a fairly basic yet very helpful way...

Sitting With the Pain

A new song and song writer has entered my orbit. The song is called The Eye and it's beautifully, painfully sung by Brandi Carlile. In...

Shared Grief

Last week, we grieved the loss of 215 little souls. This week, we grieve the loss of four bright lights from London, Ontario, and send...

What Now? Moving Out of Isolation

But for many, the imminent aspect of life with and among other people is causing anxiety and apprehension.

A Couple of Relationship Truths

The only thing more complex and complexing than a single human being is a relationship in which two or more human beings are involved.

What the Heck is Chakra Harmonization?

The work I do taps into the chakras to see where there are emotional blocks as well as emotional freedoms.

Having A Good Cry

It's good to cry, despite the inherent awkwardness and feelings of vulnerability.

Blah, Blah, Blahs

That's about where I am these days. Feels a bit like being in limbo. On the one hand, the status quo prevails. On the other hand, I've...

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