Ultimately we all want to feel “better”, maybe less stressed, happier, loved and accepted etc etc. I think that a big part of our efforts in life are to help each other feel better in some way. I am aContinue reading… Seeking Greater Happiness? Part II: Mindfulness & why it can eventually help you feel better
People often come into therapy wanting to “be happy”. They think there is something wrong with themselves or their lives, and that other people are happy. This makes sense because many of us are raised to think that being happyContinue reading… Seeking Greater Happiness? Mindfulness & Gratitude are a Winning Combination!
Here is a personal story about when I recently decided to give up an addictive substance for my health: I have been dieting my entire life (since age 9; long story there) so I am used to going it alone,Continue reading… Addictions “Light” – Part II, A Personal Story
Everyone gets addicted to a substance or behaviour at some time in their lives. Nowadays there is even more temptation with E-mail, Facebook, online shopping, texting, etc. In addition to all the usual ones like alcohol, cigarettes, chocolate/sugar, work, gambling,Continue reading… Addictions “Light” – Guidelines to help stay on track when giving something up
Ongoing Self-Care This is a collection of activities & practices that I put together to help you feel good in an ongoing way. If some of them seem odd, give them a try any way. You have nothing to loseContinue reading… Ongoing Self-Care
Most of us are pretty negative thinkers, and sometimes we catastrophize. I am no different, and I work very hard to be positive and realistic. I have a practice to offer you that I have been using for years, thanksContinue reading… What Else is Possible? A Practice to help “let go” of Fear & Negativity
In light of the Presidential Inauguration yesterday my first real website Blog to you feels like a very serious one. There is so much reaction to the new US President (even here in Canada and the whole world!). My heart goesContinue reading… Change is inevitable…yet scary, so how shall we handle it?
At the beginning of this New Year I am excited to share with you a fresh new version of my website! Please visit my website often for workshop dates, Blogs, and also please sign up with your Email so weContinue reading… Welcome to my new website!