Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why you might be happier than you think

Do you know the difference between happiness and joy? Most of us don’t. We can lead ourselves to believe we aren’t happy because we don’t really understand what happiness is. We often consider happiness and joy to be one and … Continue reading

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Learning to stop a fight

Have you ever argued with your partner and couldn’t remember why you were fighting, although you were very upset in the moment? I have clients who will come into therapy and say they’ve had an argument with their partner, but when … Continue reading

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Are you highly defensive?

How do you tend to react to the mistakes of others? How do you react to your own mistakes? We’re usually more forgiving of ourselves than we would be of someone else who made the same mistake. Across the many … Continue reading

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Moody, sleep-deprived or depressed? Why teens need more sleep

  As we’re nearing the end of Mental Health Week, I want to bring some attention to the critical relationship between depression and sleep, particularly in teens. I also spoke about this issue for Mental Health Week on Global News. … Continue reading

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What about MEN who have postpartum depression?

Depression in men can be difficult to recognize, both for the man and anyone close to him. With Mental Health Week coming up, I’d like to discuss depression in men and new dads, which seems to be forgotten. As a … Continue reading

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