How a yoga class changed the way I talk about healing

I’ve recently joined a yoga studio, as a way of honouring my own mind/body/spirit connection and supporting my holistic wellness. This has been a wonderful experience on many levels, and one yoga philosophy in particular has really impacted the way I talk about healing – so much that I’ve used it in sessions with clients multiple times since! Yin yoga...[ read more ]

Why I Don’t Tell Clients to Practice Self-Care (and What I do Instead)

As a psychotherapist in a private practice and a part-time professor at a local college, a great deal of my work centres around time-management, stress-management, and self-care. I have had conversations with students, colleagues, supervisors, clients, and my own therapists around self-care over the years, and to be honest, part of me has come to loathe when the topic comes...[ read more ]

5 Reasons your New Year’s Resolution Didn’t Work Out, and How to Change That

If you’re like me, and the majority (if not all) of my clients, you have good intentions for yourself and your wellness, but struggle sometimes with follow-through. We seem to enter each new year full of hope, dreams and ambitions…. but somewhere in the middle of January, something happens that often derails the process. If you’re still maintaining your New...[ read more ]

8 Reminders When Creating a Bedtime Routine

I have dealt with insomnia at some level for most of my life. Lack of sleep impacts all levels of health and functioning and getting a restful night’s sleep is important. Unfortunately, life, stress, and insomnia can easily get in the way of this. Developing a routine before bed can go a long way in making it easier to fall...[ read more ]

What is Health and Wellness Counselling?

When you think of health and wellness, what comes to mind? So often people think of physical health, from weight to fitness levels, from diet to exercise. And this is definitely an important part of our wellness. When our bodies don’t feel healthy, it is often pretty clear that there is an issue. However, we often forget to include other...[ read more ]



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