Emotional Management Strategies for Depression and Anxiety

Depression, anxiety, and other emotional problems are issues that many people struggle with. Often, these problems interfere with everyday life and general well-being. I have read a statistic saying that 80% of the population in North America will suffer from some degree of depression at some point in their lives. There are self-care strategies that [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:44:37+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|About Counselling, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Educational, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on Emotional Management Strategies for Depression and Anxiety

Research Suggests That Married People Are Indeed Happier

I believe people often get married for the wrong reasons. Also, communication and really good quality time together tend to become contributing factors as these tend to decrease over time. I think for marriage and long-term relationships to last, it is important to keep building the love pathways in your brain towards your partner. Do [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:44:42+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Relationships|Comments Off on Research Suggests That Married People Are Indeed Happier

4 Negative Patterns Predict Divorce

Dr. Gottman is a relationship expert and has been studying marriage and divorce for many many years. "Dr. Gottman believes that it’s much more important to understand why certain actions increase divorce risk rather than to predict it. What are the negative behavior patterns that can predict divorce? Dr. Gottman has named the most corrosive [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:44:49+00:00 July 18th, 2013|Relationships|Comments Off on 4 Negative Patterns Predict Divorce

Self-help Won’t Heal Trauma

I am sorry to have to break the news to you but self-help books will not be able to help you with the processing of traumatic events. It is important that you find a capable therapist or some other type of person to work with to aid you in the trauma resolution work required. Trauma [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:44:54+00:00 July 18th, 2013|About Counselling, Trauma|Comments Off on Self-help Won’t Heal Trauma

Numbers Stop Anxiety

Another great way to calm the mind and pull yourself out of an emotional spiral is using numbers. Numbers are left brain activity. When you activate the left hemisphere of your brain, you pull the energy out of the right side which is your emotional side. * Counting down from 20 or 50 or 100 [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:44:59+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Anxiety Disorders, Educational, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on Numbers Stop Anxiety

Naming Objects – Quick Trick to Stop Anxiety

We all experience anxiety from time to time. Some people struggle with it more than others. What happens for everyone is that anxiety blocks our ability to think clearly. Learning ways to calm yourself down so that you can get back to discussing the matter at hand with someone else or get back to studying...whatever [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:45:05+00:00 July 4th, 2013|Anxiety Disorders|Comments Off on Naming Objects – Quick Trick to Stop Anxiety

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