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Welcome to our blog, where we offer a wealth of valuable resources designed to enhance your well-being. Whether you're seeking better self-care strategies, improved sleep, guidance on coping with anxiety and depression, or methods to cultivate more meaningful relationships, we've got you covered. Explore our blog posts below and embark on a journey to improved mental health, enhanced quality of life, and greater self-awareness.

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8 levels of intimacy

Boundaries are an essential aspect of maintaining healthy relationships and personal well-being. In the realm of trauma-informed care, understanding and implementing boundaries can be a…

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How to set boundaries

Boundaries are an essential aspect of maintaining healthy relationships and personal well-being. In the realm of trauma-informed care, understanding and implementing boundaries can be a…

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Attachment styles and the impact on relationships

Attachment theory has become a fundamental concept in understanding human relationships and behaviours. It suggests that early emotional bonds with caregivers shape our attachment styles,…

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How to deal with bullies

Bullying is an unfortunate reality that many young people face, and it can be a challenging and intimidating experience. However, it’s essential to remember that…

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Anxiety: brain & body

Anxiety is a natural response to stress, but when it becomes chronic or overwhelming, it can significantly affect our well-being. It’s important to understand that…

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What is CVAP?

CVAP stands for Crime Victim Assistance Program and is government funding for anyone who has experienced or witnessed a crime. We all know that counselling can be…

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Embracing your Body

It’s a new year. 2024. “My New Year’s resolution is to lose 20 pounds”… how many of us have said this year after year? Achieving…

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Money Trauma

It’s nearly Christmas – so we know what that means. Presents, activities, travel, time off – which means – financial stress.  Money plays a significant…

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The 5 apology languages

Have you ever had someone apologize and you are having a hard time forgiving them or do not truly believe them? You recognize that it…

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Healing after an affair

Infidelity can be one of the most traumatic and emotionally devastating experiences in a relationship. When one partner discovers that the other has engaged in…

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Healing from Within: Releasing Trauma Stored in the Body

The human body is a complex and interconnected system, capable of both enduring and storing the impact of life’s challenges. Trauma, whether it stems from…

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Depression & Therapy

Depression is a complex and multifaceted mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can be triggered by various factors, but one often…

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A Guide to Convincing Your Partner to Try Couples Counselling

Relationships, like a delicate flower, need care and attention to flourish. Sometimes, the best way to nourish love is through couples therapy. If you’re eager…

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Dealing with boundary violators

Setting and maintaining boundaries is a crucial aspect of our interpersonal relationships and self-preservation. However, when those boundaries are crossed or violated, it can be…

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What is trauma counselling?

Trauma can have profound and lasting effects on an individual’s mental and emotional well-being. It can disrupt everyday life, leaving behind emotional scars that seem…

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Bouncing back from being fired

Experiencing job loss can be a deeply distressing event, leaving emotional wounds and cognitive distortions in its wake. Feelings of inadequacy, rejection, and insecurity can…

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Healing from Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue is a debilitating condition that affects millions of people around the world. It’s characterized by extreme tiredness, even after long periods of rest,…

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The impact of anxiety

Anxiety. That is a word you hear almost daily. Whether you struggle with it, your sister, or your friend. Anxiety is a common and often debilitating…

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How to handle my behavioural child

Navigating Challenging Behavior in Children: A Compassionate Approach Parenting can be a rollercoaster of emotions and challenges, and when faced with a child who exhibits…

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Self-care from an attachment and trauma-informed perspective

In a world that often moves at breakneck speed, taking the time for self-care is crucial to our well-being. However, self-care is not a one-size-fits-all…

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Trauma-informed Parenting

Parenting is a beautiful journey filled with moments of joy, growth, and love. However, it can also be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. To navigate…

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13 ways to slow down your reaction time

Are you finding yourself reacting in a way that is hurting your relationships? Feeling more sensitive to comments that once didn’t use to bother you?…

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How to listen better

Do you ever feel like no one knows how to listen? They hear you, but you still feel unheard or misunderstood? Although listening sounds like…

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Finding the Right Counselling Services

In the vast world of mental health and well-being, finding the right counselling services can be a transformative journey. If you’re exploring counselling, you’ve likely…

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15 ways to get a better sleep

Do you wake up in the morning feeling groggy, confused, and feel like you didn’t get enough sleep? Are you waking up constantly throughout the night or have a…

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Do you feel like the Grinch this Christmas?

How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This movie really is a classic! Maybe when you watched this movie as a child, you thought the Grinch was mean…

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