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How Can High Functioning Anxiety Impact My Life?

Anxiety is a natural part of life. A regulated amount of anxiety is good for us, as it pushes us to be the best versions of ourselves that we can be. However, there does come a point where anxiety grows out of control and for some, it transitions into what we call “high functioning anxiety”. Those who have developed high...[ read more ]

How to Get Things Done When You Have Anxiety

When you’re having feelings of anxiety, productivity can feel out of reach. It can be easy to overestimate the time or effort required to complete a task or even underestimate the work you have already done. You may even start to feel guilty or overwhelmed when a task has slipped through the cracks. It’s important to know that there are...[ read more ]

How Does My Attachment Style Affect My Romantic Relationship?

You might be surprised to learn just how much your attachment style affects the relationships you develop with romantic partners. It’s important to know that our attachment style can be heavily influenced by how we bonded with our parents ( or guardians) at a young age. We often look to our parents for guidance, love, and security, especially during difficult...[ read more ]

Depression, Anxiety and Overwhelm: How To Move forward When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

If you are someone who has depression or anxiety, or if you are someone who obsessively plans and feels a strong need for control, then you know that last-minute changes can be challenging to manage. It can feel overwhelming and even chaotic when something that wasn't scheduled "pops up" and knocks you off track. For some people, this type of...[ read more ]

How Do I Improve My Self Esteem?

I am often asked by clients,” How do I improve my self-esteem?”. The truth is, there is no one answer to this question, but that can be a good thing. It’s important to know that living with low self-esteem can be extremely damaging to your mental health. Depression, anxiety, struggles within your relationships, living in your comfort zone, and a...[ read more ]

What Is PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a particular set of reactions that can develop in people who have been through a traumatic event that threatened their life or safety or that of others around them. This could be a car or other serious accident, physical or sexual assault, war or torture, or disasters such as bushfires or floods. People with PTSD...[ read more ]

How to turn Failure into Success

We’ve all probably heard the saying that failure is a part of life, and while this is true, we all know that it doesn't make failing any less disappointing. Whether you get passed over for a promotion or come last in a competition, failure can be quite intense and painful. If you keep the adverse event on replay in your...[ read more ]

The Power of Resilience: What is it and How Does it Impact My Mental Health?

When you are confronted with a difficult situation, are you someone who bounces back or quickly falls apart? Do you quit things prematurely, question who you are, or avoid conflict? If your answer is yes to these questions, it can mean you lack something called psychological resilience. Resilience is the ability to cope and adapt to unfavorable situations, threats, tragedy,...[ read more ]

How to Crush your 2021 Goals!

Well, it’s that time again when we declare our resolutions and charge ahead! The new year allows us to reset and dream of new possibilities. Many of us make declarations to reset our exercise routine, set weight-loss goals, project business profits, and finish lingering house projects. We all have different goals that we want to reach in 2021. Whether personal,...[ read more ]

Creating Authenticity in Your Life

The world has a lot to offer. Opportunities and options pull us in different directions. The influence of culture and our surroundings shape our thoughts and opinions. Our culture expects us to have a career we can be proud of. Money, popularity, dominant leadership. Possessions … Not to mention the social media communities that “demand” us to display bright and...[ read more ]



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