Having two young boys of my own, I have acknowledged that we now live in a technologically-dependent society: everywhere we go, we can access information and create social networks through our electronic devices – cellphones, tablets, laptops, computers, etc. The idea of being in an area with no WIFI can be devastating to some andContinue reading “Exercising Technological Self-Care: The importance of setting online boundaries”
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Valentine’s Day: The Day to Celebrate LOVE for everyone
It’s February 14th…which means the romantic comedies and love songs have been playing on repeat for the past few weeks on television and radio, the jewellery commercials have been in full force to remind you of the “perfect” gift of diamonds, and the stores are littered with all shades of pink and red. It’s Valentine’sContinue reading “Valentine’s Day: The Day to Celebrate LOVE for everyone”
My 3 Principles of Stress Reduction: Putting my words into Practice
Organization isn’t about perfection. It is about efficiency, reducing stress & clutter, and saving time & money, & improving your overall quality of life. Christina Scalise There are many constants that I like to emphasize during my counselling sessions. Some are based on theory, some on personal or professional experience. Regardless of the presenting issue,Continue reading “My 3 Principles of Stress Reduction: Putting my words into Practice”
And Just Like That, We Say Goodbye to 2018!
Another year has come and gone, most likely with some highs and lows. It can be very easy for us to “filter” and direct our focus on our most difficult times, but recalling the steps forward, regardless of whether they are significant strides or tiny steps, is always helpful in maintaining hope for the yearContinue reading “And Just Like That, We Say Goodbye to 2018!”
We Want Your Stories! A Callout for Narratives about Experiences with Loved Ones with Dementia & Alzheimer’s
In collaboration with Caron Leid, an international speaker and advocate, we are embarking on an exciting opportunity to publish a book about the narratives of caregivers and families who have experienced struggles with managing their loved ones with Dementia or Alzheimer’s. Our vision is to share and inspire individuals who are also going through thisContinue reading “We Want Your Stories! A Callout for Narratives about Experiences with Loved Ones with Dementia & Alzheimer’s”
It’s Exam Time!
With the end of the school year approaching, there is always excitement about summer vacation. But with this, is the seemingly gigantic obstacle that needs to be overcome before the bliss of sunny days and freedom: exams. Your teen may be experiencing some anxiety about this time of the year because of the cumulative projectsContinue reading “It’s Exam Time!”
Exciting News and Services!
I am very excited to announce that I am now able to provide direct billing for clients who are covered for Registered Social Workers with GreenShield Canada and SSQ Financial Group! For more information, please feel free to contact me. Supervision Services & Consultation I am also excited to begin providing supervision services andContinue reading “Exciting News and Services!”
Self-Compassion: The Power of Loving Ourselves
It is officially the “day of love” – it’s Valentine’s Day. For some, this is a very important time to spend with loved ones and celebrate our relationships and connections. For others, this can be a difficult day, especially if we feel disconnected or alone. I am a firm believer that Valentine’s day is simplyContinue reading “Self-Compassion: The Power of Loving Ourselves”
Making ME a Priority: Letting Go of the “Shoulds” and “Musts”
“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” Jean Shinoda Bolen As we approach the end of the holiday season and the beginning of a brand new year, some of us challenge ourselves by reflecting on all theContinue reading “Making ME a Priority: Letting Go of the “Shoulds” and “Musts””
Embracing the Powerful Mind Newsletter – January 2018
The newest issue of Embracing the Powerful Mind Newsletter is out and it focuses on New Year’s resolutions and online counselling. It also includes exciting information about my extended office hours. Happy Reading!! Embracing the Powerful Mind Newsletter January 2018