How To Bring More Intention Into Your Day

This year I have dedicated a lot of time to self-development and self-reflection. It dawned on me recently that I spend so much time helping other people create positivity, routine, meaning and purpose, that I often neglect to do so myself. During my self-exploration I found many books, articles and information about people who wake…Read more »

Questions to Help You Plan For Your Best Year Yet

  2018 is upon us! Now that the chaos of Christmas and New Years is over, it is time to plan how you want 2018 to go. If you’re anything like me, having a plan or goals that I want to achieve throughout the year keeps me on track and feeling productive. Often people are quick…Read more »

The Gift of Self-Soothing

Overwhelmed? Distressed? Anxious? Upset? Emotional discomfort isn’t fun. Tolerating discomfort means being able to self-soothe – or comfort yourself to help get yourself out of a difficult situation. There are a number of different ways to soothe yourself, it is about finding an effective way that works for you. Self-soothing techniques generally consist of physical…Read more »

Give Yourself A Good Talking To

Do you ever get sick and tired of the “mind chatter” in your head? Constantly dishing out approval or criticism. No one else can hear this internal dialogue, but it matters because YOU are listening. Think about the moments when you talk to yourself. What are you doing? Where are you? What is it you’re…Read more »

Getting Your Head Around Health Anxiety

Are you someone who finds themselves constantly worrying about their health? Do you find yourself “Googling” symptoms when you experience any strange sensations in your body, only to be convinced that you are suffering from a serious medical condition? Have you noticed that your efforts to find answers to your symptoms is impacting you in a…Read more »

Meaningful Misery

One of the critical goals of therapy is to learn to acknowledge and express a full range of emotions. All emotions, whether they be positive, negative, pleasant or distressing, serve and important functional purpose in our lives. Often, I encounter clients who are apologetic about expressing negative emotions or discussing the adversities in their life.…Read more »

Staying Positive In A World Of Negative News

There was a time where taking a time out to read the newspaper and have a cup of coffee was a relaxing, enjoyable experience. In an age of evolved news technology, where information about world events is accessible 24/7, most people will keep up to date on current affairs in some form of another. Currently,…Read more »