Tag Archives: Nicole McCance

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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Would You Date Yourself?

Often, when we are looking for love, we make lists of the qualities we want in a partner. We are clear on the things we don’t want in a relationship. We are actively looking for the perfect partner physically, occupationally, … Continue reading

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Mindyourmind Interview

mindyourmind is a youth mental health program that provides info, resources, and coping tools for young people who are struggling with mental health issues, self-harm behaviour, and suicide. The program works to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking behaviour. Recently, mindyourmind … 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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Treat Dating like Interviewing and Ask for References!

When faced with a big decision, we weigh out the cost/benefit, pros/cons, and ultimately, use our gut instinct to make the right choices. When hiring someone for a job, we review the resume carefully, interview the candidate, and call past … Continue reading

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Self-Parenting Therapy

Self-parenting therapy is a specific technique that deals with attachment wounds. As we are growing up, we are developing. In each stage, we have needs to be met. The degree to which developmental needs were not adequately met is the … 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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The 3 C’s of a Healthy, Lasting Relationship

People are always searching for the definition of love. How do you know if you have the right person? What should you be looking for in the dating world? Are you with “The One?” It all comes down to a … Continue reading

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Coping with Empty Nest Syndrome

For parents, this can be a tough time of year, especially if their children have moved out of the family home to attend school or to begin working. It is common for parents to display signs of Empty Nest Syndrome. … Continue reading

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Understanding the Brain and Your Relationship

Did you know that the first 8 weeks after conception, an embryo’s brain is always female? After 8 weeks, the embryo either continues to develop as a female, or there may be a huge testosterone surge to become male. If … Continue reading

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