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How to Deal with Grief – 11 Self Care Techniques You Can Try Today

When you are experiencing grief, it’s incredibly important to practice both physical and emotional self care to naturally progress through the different stages of grief. In this article I break down 11 self care techniques that you can incorporate into your life today.

By |2020-01-14T16:26:09+00:00January 14th, 2020|Counseling, Grief|0 Comments

Common Myths and Questions about Grief

Grief comes in many forms, and is a natural response to any type of loss. We grieve many things, sometimes on a daily basis! Grief is often misunderstood and it’s unfortunately not discussed as often as it should. In this article I break down a number of myths and common questions I get asked around grief and the grieving process.

By |2020-01-14T00:53:28+00:00January 14th, 2020|Counseling, Grief|0 Comments

12 Natural Remedies for Reducing Anxiety and Depression

There are a number of natural remedies to prevent and reduce anxiety and depression. They generally fall into three categories: allocate more time to things that reduce anxiety and depression, incorporating new habits, and reprogram your brain pathways.

By |2019-12-06T19:05:31+00:00December 6th, 2019|Anxiety & Depression|0 Comments

7 Ways that Anxiety & Depression Impact the Brain and the Body

When someone is dealing with anxiety and depression it impacts more than just their brain - it can impact many different parts of their bodies and cause a variety of symptoms ranging from overwhelming stress, to increased risk of heart attack or stroke.

By |2019-12-06T19:06:15+00:00December 4th, 2019|Anxiety & Depression|0 Comments

Why Talk Counselling and Coaching Are Not Enough to Motivate & Change Behaviour

Talk counselling & coaching are part of the puzzle, but it's important to utilize methods like neurofeedback and hypnosis that reprogram your subconscious

By |2019-11-27T00:41:57+00:00November 7th, 2019|Coaching, Counseling, Hypnotherapy, Neurofeedback|0 Comments

5 Strategies for Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Conflict is unavoidable and a totally natural part of workplace relationships, but managing conflict does not have to involve raised voices and hurt feelings. These 5 strategies from Nicklas Ehrlich will set you up to better manage your next conflict in the workplace. From the foundation of counselling, we can and will become adept at managing conflict at work, or even in our personal relationships.

By |2019-11-15T21:57:54+00:00September 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments