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How to Rebound from Burnout

How to Rebound from Burnout

I did it. I admit it. I got focused. I got busy and I let it happen. I said yes too many times. I pushed myself. Even though I was running on empty. I ignored the alarm bells going off in my head. And just kept going. […]

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3 Ways To Recover From Mistakes and Eliminate Regret

3 Ways To Recover From Mistakes and Eliminate Regret

In the end there is only love or regret. I posted this on a Facebook post the other day. It’s a concept that really is about prioritizing what’s important to you Identifying the things that matter and protecting them. And not things that matter in the short […]

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How Women Are Destroying Their Relationships and 3 Ways to Repair Them

How Women Are Destroying Their Relationships and 3 Ways to Repair Them

Don’t come down on me just yet. It takes two to tango – I get that. I’m not blaming one partner over another either. I am going to address a theme that I’ve seen in my practice over the past few years and one that I see […]

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30 Days to Happiness. How to Live Longer and Feel Better.

30 Days to Happiness. How to Live Longer and Feel Better.

My social media has been riddled with many recent research reports on the topic of happiness. Not just the state of happiness, how to achieve it and keep it, but also the impact of happiness on our minds and our bodies. Happiness is essential, not optional and […]

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3 Ways to Conquer Self Sacrifice and the Martyr Mindset to Find Happiness

3 Ways to Conquer Self Sacrifice and the Martyr Mindset to Find Happiness

We know that the glorification of busy is unhealthy and annoying. We know that constant self sacrifice and other passive aggressive behaviour we use to highlight how much we give and how little we get back is obnoxious. But we do it anyway. Have you noticed yourself […]

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Three Areas We Shrink In Our Lives and How to Reclaim Them

Three Areas We Shrink In Our Lives and How to Reclaim Them

As we get older, adulting – being focused on following the path of expectations, school, career, marriage and/or family – can cause us to shrink. We take the vision and energy and excitement we had for our lives when we were young and narrow it to be […]

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The Only Way Out, Is Through

The Only Way Out, Is Through

  Everyone goes through struggles and difficult times. Most people are aware of people that care about them that are around to support them. When time goes on and you don’t feel better, it’s a good time to look at professional support. Sometimes getting support and therapy […]

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How to Spot a Liar? Stop Trying.

How to Spot a Liar?  Stop Trying.

How to Spot a Liar. 10 ways to tell if someone is lying based on psychology, neuroscience, or the latest social science paper of the week. We see these lists all the time. We want to be super sleuths or at least have Wonder Woman’s lasso of truth to […]

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Boundaries

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Boundaries

Boundaries – the word has become such a buzz word in therapy and in relationships in general. I think it’s cool that it’s being talked about and becoming an important part of discussions. I used to be terrible at setting boundaries. I lacked the confidence to be […]

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What I Learned From Ugly People

What I Learned From Ugly People

Luckily I haven’t known that many truly ugly people. Some people have become very special in my life for various amounts of time. Others have passed through but been relatively unremarkable. But there have been some that I have worked for, worked with, befriended or dated (and […]

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