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Savouring Summer

July 9, 2019

Summer has just begun and many of us have our calendar filled right to September. We can see the summer slipping by before it even gets into the swing of things. Practicing mindfulness is one way to keep grounded and ensure the summer days are savoured.  A quick review of what is mindfulness. There’s many […]

Excerpt from The Inner Critic & Social Media

March 27, 2019

An excerpt of an article by Kameela Osman, published on Therapy Route. “The inner critic is often a topic in therapy. While the inner critic has a purpose, it’s something we can all struggle with at times. It can bring motivation, feedback, and support growth. However, it can sometimes become harsh and overbearing. When this […]

A Self Worthy of Love

March 19, 2019

As we wrap up February, emotions can be mixed. Resolutions may have been made/broken, we may start envisioning the year slipping by, or we may be excited about what’s to come. Wherever we’re at, we deserve self-love. Self-love unfortunately like many things in the emotional wellness field can come off as a fluffy buzz word. […]

Three Tips For Worry

January 20, 2019

Worry is something that can affect us all. However, some of us have developed a habit of worry, where it has become a part of our daily lived life. We live with worry, fueled by fear- some of which have kernels of truth that only enforces the need for worry. Living a life with worry […]

Excerpt from Why Counsellors and Psychotherapists Recommend Weekly Therapy

September 24, 2018

Jodie Gale is a Soul-Centred Psychotherapist, Therapeutic Counsellor + Eating Disorder Specialist, in Sydney, Australia. She recently interviewed clinicians around the world for Australia’s, National Psychotherapy Day (Sept. 25, 2018) on Why Counsellors and Psychotherapists Recommend Weekly Therapy. Below is the excerpt of my share: “Kameela is the Founder of Elite Counselling & Consulting Services and specializes […]

My Vested Interest in Therapy

September 14, 2018

I have a vested interested in my practice beyond the fee for service. There’s all the gooey stuff and the real life survival stuff. The gooey stuff as I’m calling it, is just as real, it’s core to my being and if I didn’t live by it, I’d likely struggle with shame, self-criticism, self-loathing, etc. […]

3 Ways Mindful Practice Can Improve Intimate Relationships

August 24, 2018

Mindfulness is often spoken about in terms of wellness and self-care. While that’s valid, mindfulness also has other practical applications. Of them, is using mindful practice to better our intimate relationship. Before I go on to explain 3 ways mindful practice can do this, let’s recap what it is. Mindfulness is bringing awareness to the […]

Auto-Pilot versus Awareness

August 13, 2018

We are creatures of habit. There are many moments in the day where this leaves us susceptible to falling into “auto-pilot”. We can brush our teeth, shower, drive, eat, even work at times without being fully aware. We are doing, without being fully present with our action(s), instead in these moments we can be elsewhere […]