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Importance of Self-Compassion

 
Compassion is an idea that is familiar to most people. Many feel compassion in relationships with their partners, children, siblings, parents, etc. However, I have realized that the idea of self-compassion is unknown to many people.
 
It is easy to be...

Empathy – Building Connections

 
Empathy can be defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. Empathy is a fundamental building block in close and intimate relationships but can be overlooked at times. Many individuals grow up in homes where they...

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Rewiring the Brain

 
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a short-term, goal oriented and structured therapy approach that focusses on the relationships between thoughts, feelings and behaviours. It is an evidence-based approach used as an effective treatment for depression, anxiety, panic, chronic pain, eating disorders...

Healthy Conflict

 
Conflict is normal in healthy relationships and disagreements occur in our daily lives. Some may see conflict as something negative and try to avoid it. However, managing conflict and developing skills to communicate in a healthy way are skills that...

Recovery From Shame

 
Guilt and Shame are powerful emotions but have some very distinct characteristics. Guilt can be derived from feelings of remorse of some sort of wrong doing and surrounds a person behaviour. When someone feels guilt, they can also feel sad...

Anger Awareness

­Anger is a natural and normal feeling or emotion that everyone is capable of feeling. Anger is a natural, adaptive response to perceived threats and it can inspire powerful feelings and behaviours that allow us to defend ourselves. A certain...