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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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Ease into 2015

The holidays are about giving, whether you’re giving time, love or gifts. In January, people typically feel depleted from giving, especially if they haven’t taken time for themselves during the busyness of the holidays. Aside from financial strain after the … 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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How to break your bad habits

Most of us have bad habits, but we rarely think of the cost. When clients come into therapy wanting to break their bad habits, my first question to them is: “What is it costing you?” Thinking about the negative impact … Continue reading

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Clear out the old this spring

What do you want to create this spring? What do you want to let go of? Spring is symbolic of new beginnings and letting go of the old. The snow and ice is melting away, the rain is encouraging growth … Continue reading

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Are you sitting on the fence? Why you shouldn’t play the waiting game

When you’re sitting on the fence in a relationship, it’s the most painful place to be. It’s a place of waiting for something to happen, or for some motivation to make a choice between staying and leaving. You feel lonely, … Continue reading

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Scrapping New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s is a time when most people decide to make major changes by setting resolutions for the upcoming year. While one in three individuals will set a resolution, only eight per cent reach their goals. New Year’s resolutions rarely … Continue reading

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The Person Who Changed My Life…

I want you to take a moment and think about all that you have to be grateful for, perhaps your kids, your job, your partner, your health. Now think about how you have come to have these things. Likely through … Continue reading

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Creating Lasting Change in 2013

Reflect To make a change, we must gain perspective on our past. Take some time to reflect on the last year, and think about what you have learned. No doubt, there were some hard times, but what did they teach … Continue reading

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Gratitude to Boost Your Mood

We all know that focusing on things we are grateful for is a quick way to boost our moods. Yet, we rarely stop to focus on the positive, as we are so overwhelmed by day-to-day stressors. However, if you can … Continue reading

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