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It’s Just Activation. Molehills, not Mountains.

It’s Just Activation. Molehills, not Mountains.

So there I was – vibrating at the front of the room like a nervous mouse… except that I wasn’t nervous at all. Sometimes your body just does stuff. Here’s why and how to put it into perspective. Sometimes in our desire to understand experiences by labelling them or […]

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Your Tribe of Average

Your Tribe of Average

Do you have the right people in your tribe? Knowing that we become the average of the 4 or 5 people we spend the most time with – are you happy with your current tribe? Are you happy being the average of those? Are there people that […]

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The Importance of Learning how to Ask for and Receive Help

The Importance of Learning how to Ask for and Receive Help

We are meant to live in a connected world, being able to give and receive in a community of people that we trust. Many people find asking for and receiving help uncomfortable. This could be because you feel vulnerable – or it could be because of pride. […]

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Your History of Victories

Your History of Victories

A part of SRT – Self Regulation Therapy is mining for resources. This is your reservoir of victories in your life. Finding those resources and victories of strength and success in your life and talking about them creates a physiological response in the body. This is happening […]

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Two Essentials for Healthy Relationships

Two Essentials for Healthy Relationships

1. Do Your Own Work 2. Know What You Want The expanded version below: Do your own work. Everyone has been hurt. We’ve all had disappointing experiences in our relationships – and some have been down right nasty and even traumatic. It’s important to do the work […]

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Supplements for Anxiety and Depression

Supplements for Anxiety and Depression

In addition to the tips in my Supplements for Depression & Anxiety, there are some great recommendations in Dr. Mark Hyman’s The Ultramind Solution  book as well as Dr. Daniel Amen’s Magnificent Mind at Any Age. Highly recommended. As always check with your health practitioner who specializes in […]

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Self Regulation Therapy for Depression & Anxiety

Self Regulation Therapy for Depression & Anxiety

My article on page 22 describes how I use Self Regulation Therapy to work with Depression and Anxiety in Okanagan Health & Wellness magazine – summer edition. Check it out!  

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Sleep – the Great Regulator

Sleep – the Great Regulator

If there was super power for the nervous system, it would be called Sleep…the Great Regulator. I’m sure it would smell like lavender and wear a soft cape in the dark. Sleep is unparalleled as being the great regulator of our nervous system – helping our body […]

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Can You Come Out to Play?

Can You Come Out to Play?

Watch it here: Making Play, Laughter & Fun Priority Play, fun, laughter… often overlooked in terms of priority for our lives in the midst of struggle, busyness, trauma. One of the first things that bottoms out when people are dysregulated or depressed is their sense of humour. […]

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The Problem with the Female ‘Viagra’

The Problem with the Female ‘Viagra’

So the FDA, has approved a female version of the drug Viagra commonly prescribed for men – particularly older men with erectile dysfunction or other, typically age-related, sexual dysfunction. And the issue of male virility is certainly something that has an emotional impact on men and relationships […]

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