Chasing Happiness

July 31, 2015 by

“I just want to be happy.”  “The thing I wish for my kids is that they would be happy.” These are common statements that people give to explain why they decided to engage in therapy. We all love to be happy. There have been popular songs such as “Happy” by Pharell Williams. It’s a catchy […]

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Posted in Grief, Internet, Personal Growth.

Time for a Personal Tune-Up

November 12, 2013 by

Many of us operate on assumptions that have never been questioned and never been examined. It may be helpful to wonder about these ideas from time to time. Just as a car needs to go in for a tune-up periodically, it might be a good idea to have a personal tune-up. One way to do […]

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Posted in Personal Growth.

Move Out of Your Comfort Zone

March 26, 2013 by

We all tend to gravitate to what is comfortable and familiar…..sitting at the same place at the dinner table every night, going through the motions of the same routine to get ready for the day each morning, or going to the same favourite places on the weekends or on holidays. We are creatures of habit […]

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Envision Your Future

April 17, 2012 by

This is not how I had planned my life to be…. I’ve lost interest in this job that I used to love…. I’ve never enjoyed working and I don’t know that I ever will…… Is this all there is?……. Vision. Passion. Dreams. Hope….how do you bring these into a life course that seems to have […]

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Posted in General, Personal Growth.

Career Choices

December 7, 2010 by

Autumn is a natural time of the year to assess one’s career as it is a transitional season. You may currently be at the beginning of your working life, somewhere in the middle or moving towards retirement. “Career”, as defined by most career counsellors, is not just the work you do for income, but rather […]

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Posted in Personal Growth.