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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 ]

Coping with Grief During the Holidays

The Holiday Season can be a challenging time of year. Commercial advertising promotes the idea that we should be dancing around in the magical spirit of the holidays. Bustling to and from holiday parties, going on endless shopping sprees in search of the perfect gifts, and parading through town hopping from one social event to another. The truth is that...[ read more ]

WHY SO BLUE? 10 Causes of Depression and what you can do Today

Everyone goes through periods of deep sadness and grief. For most, these feelings gradually fade away within a few days or weeks. However, prolonged periods of profound sadness that affects your ability to function, may be a sign of depression. There are different levels of severity and it can vary from person to person. 1 in 10 people experience depression...[ read more ]

How To Deal With Unrealistic Expectations in Relationships

Expectations about how your relationship should run or how your partner should treat you aren’t all bad because it does show that you value yourself and have standards. The issue is that oftentimes, your expectations don't match up to those of your significant other. These expectations come from our underlying beliefs that are shaped or formed by early life experiences...[ read more ]

Rise to Courage: Stop Fearful Thinking

“Here we go round the mulberry bush The mulberry bush, the mulberry bush Here we go round the mulberry bush So early in the morning” Do you remember that nursery rhyme? It’s been a while since I heard it myself. It reminded me of how often in life we go round and round and round when it comes to certain...[ read more ]

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