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Why you shouldn’t anticipate closure

There are times in our life where we feel we need closure to let go of something that impacted us. We want to know why we didn’t get that job, why we got fired or why that person left us. … Continue reading

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What is cognitive behavioural therapy?

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) focuses on three things to help people feel better: their thoughts and beliefs (about themselves, the world and others), their behaviours and their environment. Basically, self-talk impacts our mood. The good news is that you can … 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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Where do you live?

Take a moment to bring some awareness back to your body. Pay attention to how your body feels in this moment. Notice your breath and how you are holding your body. Are you breathing deeply, or are your breaths shallow? … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Divorce Doubt

A lot of us doubt ourselves. We have a constant commentary in our heads saying, “I can’t do this,” “Everything’s going to fall apart,” “It’s not going to work out,” “If good things happen, it’ll end soon,” “If I don’t … Continue reading

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Power Down to Power Up

During most of my life I’ve pushed myself to move forward, become successful, stay driven and achieve goals. I have recently taken up hot power yoga, which has completely transformed my life. During a class, the instructor said something that … Continue reading

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Fear and Resiliency

We all have emotional baggage. Trauma, childhood wounds, teenage angst and sadness, all leave you with deep-rooted core beliefs, that you may not be aware of. These beliefs can hold you back, and give you a sense of underlying fear … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass

Our mood is an ever-changing entity. It will continue to change throughout our lifetime, based on a variety of factors. When you are depressed, you can often feel as if you are in a dark tunnel, with no light at … Continue reading

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Fire the Negative Voice in Your Head

Each one of us is made up of many parts. We have the critical part, the anxious part, the guilt-ridden part, and hopefully, the positive and encouraging part. Clients often ask me how to get rid of that negative voice … Continue reading

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Do Expectations Control Our Happiness?

When our emotions fluctuate throughout the day, it is often as a result of a circumstance not meeting our expectation. For example, think of the last time you were well prepared and on time, waiting for a friend/co-worker, but they … Continue reading

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