If there’s one defining characteristic of our human species, it may well be our imperfection. It is inevitable that, at one time or another, we will all make a mistake. The challenge is going the next step to offer an apology. If you’ve come to terms with our humanness, let’s see if you can accept […]
At one time or another, folks might wonder if their behaviours are bordering on overuse. For example, folks might start to question their overuse of alcohol during occasions where alcohol takes up time, energy, or money. While this article focuses on alcohol, it’s helpful to remember that the signs of overuse can come up with […]
Self-care in the midst of COVID is essential. Without self-care stressors due to isolation, burnout, fear of sickness, and a lack of separation between roles (for example working from home while parenting and home schooling) can pile up. Although time for oneself is always recommended, the added stressors that COVID-19 brings makes self-care even more […]
COVID-19 has changed our world, and coping with the changes that have resulted from COVID-19 can be challenging. Mindful observation and acceptance of what is and isn’t within our control can keep us grounded in everyday life. Likewise, focusing on what we do know rather than catastrophizing about what we don’t know can help regulate […]
Balancing Boundaries In this fast-paced and demanding world, it’s easy to lose touch with our beliefs, values, wants, and needs. Being attuned to these aspects of ourselves, however, is essential to setting healthy boundaries with others, and thus setting the stage for our general well-being. Why are Boundaries Important? Boundaries shape our identities and promote our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual safety. They allow […]
Since You Asked About EMDR… New clients often wonder what EMDR is and how it can help them overcome their current problem. These are important questions. EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization reprocessing–hence, the acronym. In this short video Lead Psychologist, Robin, covers the basics. If you have outstanding questions, we’d be happy to answer them. […]
Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, we’ve been getting lots of questions. For those who want to know more about cannabis or want to be able to wow your friends and family members with random ganja facts, this blog is for you. Not Everyone Partokes First, not everyone is using cannabis or as we […]
Panic attacks can be terribly frightening and they are highly amenable to treatment. We got you!
Ever feel anxious, stressed, crankxious, uptight, or freaked out? Worried about some future event that likely will never happen? Keep reading, my friend.