Tag Archives: change

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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6 reasons to see a therapist

If you feel unhappy and stuck in your life, it’s time for change. The benefit of therapy is that it helps you stop being on autopilot, tune into your life and get clear on the things that are holding you … Continue reading

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Stop being controlling. Try a behaviour detox!

In my practice I’ve noticed that as we age, we can get stuck in our ways. The average age of marriage is now about 30 for both men and women in Canada. When those of us in our thirties enter … Continue reading

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How to handle the stress of moving in

When two people move in together, there’s often conflict at first. Some of my clients tell me they experience conflict over things like daily habits and routines when they move in with their partner. Moving in with your partner is … Continue reading

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Spring clean the negative this year

Do you have people in your life who are negative? Why do you hold on to them? To create space for more empowering things in your life, it is sometimes necessary to let go of people who no longer serve … 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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Evolving relationships with aging parents

I was recently on The Social discussing how to deal with aging parents in a happy, healthy way. At some point, most people will deal with aging parents. The transitions that accompany the aging process can be tough. We can … Continue reading

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Are you guilty of self-sabotage?

At the start of a new relationship, we don’t trust that we will be different this time. It’s like we don’t think we can change even though we spend hundreds, sometimes thousands, on therapy, coaching, self-help and self-improvement books. If … 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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Are You Afraid of Love?

As a psychotherapist I counsel many eligible woman in their late thirties, early forties. They want to have children. They are attractive and brilliant. But single. These women tell me that  they are single because they are afraid when they … Continue reading

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