Tag Archives: fear

Do you want to run away?

Feeling like you want to get in your car and drive far, far away – or even get on a plane and leave everything behind – is a sign that you are overwhelmed and depleted. You might feel so unfulfilled, … Continue reading

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Help with panic attacks

Have you ever had a panic attack? Panic attacks only last about five minutes, but the physical symptoms can feel extremely intense. Because of the intensity, panic attacks are often mistaken for heart attacks. Though panic attacks are short-lived, a … Continue reading

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Creating balance in your life

Can you think of anyone you know who lives a balanced life? A lot of us think that balance is something that exists somewhere out there. We think we can’t have it because of the hours we work, our daily … Continue reading

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How trauma changes us

Trauma has the capacity to change you. Most of us have experienced a trauma that has reshaped us in some way. Anything that causes us extreme distress, emotionally and psychologically, is trauma. Trauma has a lot to do with loss. … Continue reading

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Are you staying married for the wrong reasons?

One of the things I notice with people who come into therapy is that many people often stay in an unhappy marriage out of fear of judgment. They fear the label of divorce, and what the people in their lives … Continue reading

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You are not your friend

I know what it’s like to fall into the vicious cycle of negative thinking. There was one night when I couldn’t sleep and kept waking up throughout the night because my mind was racing with negative thoughts. I woke again … Continue reading

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3 things you need to know to be calmer

All of us move through our day-to-day lives with some level of worry. Most people have very busy, fast-paced lives and it can be difficult to let go of the sense of urgency. We are constantly rushing through life, trying … Continue reading

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How to survive a job you hate

In my 10 years of experience as a psychotherapist, I’ve worked with a lot of clients who hate their jobs. A lot of us spend most of our waking hours at work, and if we’re unhappy at work it can … Continue reading

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7 benefits of marriage counselling

Marriage counselling can be a very powerful way to forgive, heal and reconnect with your partner. Drawn from my experience as a couples therapist, here are 7 benefits of marriage counselling: 1. You get unstuck. Marriage counselling invites you to step … Continue reading

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How to release stress

Stress comes from lack of trust that things will work out. If we genuinely trusted in our future, we would experience less anxiety and fear of what could go wrong. But simply having trust can be really hard to grasp … Continue reading

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