Men Benefit From Therapy Too

Everyone has problems they have to face. Sometimes it will seem like a better idea to face them alone. This is not always going to be the best way to handle things. Typically, in our society, men are not allowed to show signs of weakness or to admit they are having problems. As a man, [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:10-07:00 May 21st, 2013|About Counselling, Addictions, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Grief and Loss, Men's Issues, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on Men Benefit From Therapy Too

Reaching Out for Help is Not a Sign of Weakness

Men really struggle with asking for help. We all know the analogy of never asking for directions. I get it, it's important to you to figure things out on your own. You are likely trying to avoid feelings of shame that you don't know absolutely everything and can't resolve this particular dilemma on your own. [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:16-07:00 May 20th, 2013|About Counselling, Men's Issues|Comments Off on Reaching Out for Help is Not a Sign of Weakness

Exercise is the Best Thing You Can Do to Fight Depression

Getting some sort of exercise is the best medicine for depression. Now this doesn't necessarily mean an hour long work out at the gym as that likely seems very overwhelming to you if you are suffering from depression. Start small. Go for a walk after work or on your lunch break. Or, start with 5 [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:22-07:00 May 9th, 2013|Depression|Comments Off on Exercise is the Best Thing You Can Do to Fight Depression

It Takes Great Strength for Men to Ask for Help

It is not easy for men to ask for help. In fact it is usually the last thing men will do after trying everything else first. However, there are times when it is okay to reach our for some extra expertise and support. There are times in a man's life when he needs a helping [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:28-07:00 May 9th, 2013|About Counselling, Men's Issues|Comments Off on It Takes Great Strength for Men to Ask for Help

Counselling Can Help in Many Ways

With the help of counselling, becoming more at peace with yourself and your life is possible. You deserve to be happy and healthy. With the help and support people receive through counselling, you CAN solve your problems. You can: feel more relaxed and at peace with yourself have more control over your addictions increase your [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:32-07:00 May 5th, 2013|About Counselling|Comments Off on Counselling Can Help in Many Ways

Depressed on Valentine’s Day?

Useful Tips for Better Daily Living #7 (2008 Newsletter Archive) Hello everyone, With Valentine's Day approaching, I thought it would be important to communicate to those of you who feel a sense of disappointed or depressed at this time of year. Many people become very 'down' and even depressed to the point of being suicidal [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:38-07:00 May 5th, 2013|Depression, Relationships, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on Depressed on Valentine’s Day?

Meditation for Relaxation

Useful Tips for Better Daily Living #6 (2008 Newsletter Archive) In this current issue of 'Useful Tips for Better Daily Living', I would like to offer a relaxation strategy that you will hopefully find helpful if you suffer from anxiety or irritability. It is a meditation called 'Leaves on a Stream'. This strategy may be [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:43-07:00 May 5th, 2013|Relaxation, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on Meditation for Relaxation

Tools for Good Health and Well-being

Useful Tips for Better Daily Living #5 (2007 Newsletter Archive) As summer begins to take shape a little bit more for us these days, I am reminded of how important it is to get active and give the body a chance to move. This becomes easier for many as the weather begins to warm up. [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:50-07:00 May 5th, 2013|Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on Tools for Good Health and Well-being

Take Action Towards Managing Stress

Useful Tips for Better Daily Living #4  (2007 Newsletter Archive) Many people these days find themselves "stressed-out." What does this mean really? Being stressed-out means different things to people and can look very different as well. Are you angry? Are you feeling a lot of anxiety? Is it affecting your sleep patterns or your relationship? [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:55-07:00 May 5th, 2013|Self-Care Strategies, Stress|Comments Off on Take Action Towards Managing Stress

Feeling Lonely and Depressed on Valentine’s Day?

Useful Tips for Better Daily Living #3 (2007 Newsletter Archive) Hello and welcome to “Useful Tips for Better Daily Living”. I realize that Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and many people can find this time of year very lonely and can often feel depressed. The weather is rainy and the days still turn into evening quite [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:46:00-07:00 May 5th, 2013|Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Self-Care Strategies, Self-Esteem|Comments Off on Feeling Lonely and Depressed on Valentine’s Day?

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