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Romantic relationships – how to navigate them

Romantic relationships – how to navigate them

Romantic relationships can be a wondrous thing or a complete nightmare. It can all start out fantastically. You get on really well, you fancy each other physically and feel that first rush of lust and infatuation. Yay! It’s all off to a good start and…

How to manage arguments in your relationship

How to manage arguments in your relationship

Knowing how to manage arguments is a key skill for navigating your relationship. Arguments can create untold havoc, especially if you feel alone in your experiences. Many couples argue and sometimes a good argument can clear the air. Productive arguments reset relationships and encourage communication.…

Mind Matters

Mind Matters

After what seemed like the open of a normal new year (if such a thing exists) in March  this quickly and unexpectedly changed. We were all forced to live under special conditions we never could have imagined, in the confinement of our own homes. One of the…

40 Truths about life

40 Truths about life

      40 Truths about life  We all learn lessons as we go through life. We do this through observing others as well as via personal experiences.  Here are some thoughtful things about life, the world, and the people that live on it that…

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure. It alleviates destructive behavioral patterns and helps you think differently but it won’t cure or completely eradicate your issues. Think about counseling as the drug that helps you manage symptoms of a disease, the disease being life. Think about it…

What to do when you feel depressed

What to do when you feel depressed

When you feel depressed it feels like nothing is going right. I’ve experienced depression in the past and I know the warning signs. Self-criticism increases and my thinking takes on a negative hue. Withdrawing from others and hunker down for the ‘storm’ ahead is another…

Mikey learning to fly his wheelchair

Mikey learning to fly his wheelchair

Good mental health includes not limiting yourself. Be open to new experiences and think outside the box. Here is a great example: When Mike approached us for training, we knew getting him in the skies would be a challenge, thankfully there is always a way.…

5 ways to feel happy now

5 ways to feel happy now

  1) Believe that you have choices If you want to feel happy now it’s important to consider your options. One of the quickest ways to feel miserable is when we feel trapped and feel stuck in life. What we believe can expand or limit…

Manage anxiety with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Manage anxiety with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You can manage anxiety with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Anxiety is a part of life and even a useful addition but too much anxiety can destabilise and overwhelm you. It’s not possible to eradicate anxiety completely. Many of my clients expect that Cognitive behavioral therapy will…

Am I being emotionally abused?

Am I being emotionally abused?

It can be difficult to identify whether you are being emotionally abused. This is because emotional abuse becomes normalised over time. Often, emotional abuse starts slowly. It’a ‘drip-drip’ process that gradually limits your sense of self and leaves you wondering what’s wrong with you. Self-doubt…

Preparing For The Newborn Bubble

Preparing For The Newborn Bubble

When you are pregnant there can be so much focus surrounding the actual pregnancy. You will be thinking about how you feel, looking at what you eat and monitoring every movement. Shopping for those newborn essentials and getting yourself ready for the impending arrival of…

Anxiety, Nausea and Vision – How It All Relates

Anxiety, Nausea and Vision – How It All Relates

Anxiety is a terrible state of being. You feel fearful and panicked without knowing exactly the reason why. This uncertainty piles up and can sometimes take its turn for the worst. Its effects are far-reaching and can start hampering you from functioning properly if left…