#mentalhealth is something that we all have and deal with, and it can shift from healthier to less healthy throughout our lifetime. When we are struggling with our mental health, it does not mean that we have a #mentalillness per se, but it does mean that we can take s...

What is #mentalhealthweek?

First, let’s discuss mental health in general and below I will speak more to what mental health week is and you will find my challenge there as well!

#cmha posted an article on their site, mentalhealthweek.ca that discusses how mental health is...

Why therapy?

This is a great question and one that I have often been asked by people in my life.

There are an infinite number of reasons why one may seek out therapy such as #anxiety #depression #stress #distress #mentalhealth or just as a way to check-in with someone ob...

February 11, 2019

‘Genetics load the gun, environment pulls the trigger.’ This is a quotation from one of my favourite people, @brenebrown and is taken from a podcast that she did with @daxshepard on his podcast, @armchairexppod. The entire podcast is worth a listen if you have not alre...

October 23, 2018

 photo credit - @djpulsemuscat

Being #proactive is something that I speak to in a majority of my #counselling sessions. So much of our #anxiety can be mitigated by being proactive as opposed to waiting and being reactive to the ‘what if’ questions that may come. Those ‘...

October 19, 2018

This can be challenging! I recall the first time I heard this sentiment, I was 26 years old and thought I had the world figured out.

I was in a meeting and a fellow was speaking and said, ‘just because something is easy, doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do. And, s...

September 14, 2018

How to support someone who is suicidal. Learn what to say, what to ask and how the professionals approach a person who is having suicidal thoughts.

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