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Addiction – Choosing the Right Path

Addictions are more common than you might think, as the brain can be addicted to a variety of things, including dieting, substances, pornography, shopping, sex, and adrenaline. There has been groundbreaking research on neuroplasticity in recent years, which shows that … 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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Are You in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship?

Physical abuse in relationships is easy to define. If you are being slapped, punched, kicked, or physically harmed in any way, it is important to seek help and escape from the relationship. This should involve support and protection from family, … 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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Invest in Yourself… If You Don’t, Who Will?

I have noticed in my practice that human beings tend to not fix something until it is broken. When people come in to therapy, it’s usually because they are in crisis, their health is poor, their relationship is over, and … Continue reading

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Behavioural Activation

Behavioural activation is a therapeutic technique that stimulates motivation, by way of action. Action is the first step, and motivation follows. Depressed individuals can become lethargic, fatigued, and apathetic. They lack interest and motivation to do the things they once … Continue reading

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Challenging Your Beliefs

In my book, 52 Ways to Beat Depression Naturally, I have included many therapeutic techniques which you can easily incorporate into your lifestyle. The following tip uses a Cognitive Behavioural approach, which is a psychological practice that assists individuals in … Continue reading

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Healing Yourself and Your Partner Using the Imago Process

Imago therapy is so groundbreaking because it is a completely new way of looking about yourself, your partner and the forces that have brought you together. It teaches you how to listen, and how to finally be heard. The Imago … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Make the Love Languages Work for You

My last post was all about figuring out your own needs, as well as your partner’s. In a relationship where two people seem to constantly be trying, but never getting anywhere, their unhappiness can be a result of speaking different … Continue reading

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