We all need a break! (Yaletown Counselling)

Posted on Thu, Jan 3, 2013
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Topics: Anxiety, Being Present, Stress, Depression, Mental Health, Thriving, Exercise, Health

Want to feel (a lot) better?!?! Yaletown Counselling Vancouver

Posted on Thu, Oct 25, 2012

Dr. Martin Seligman’s prescription to feeling better (a lot better!) is an exercise called the Gratitude Visit.  As taken from his book Flourish, here is what he recommends:

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Topics: Being Present, Depression, Mental Health, Counselling Tips, Thriving, Connection, Belonging

Forgiveness Can Be Confusing - Yaletown Counselling

Posted on Tue, Jul 31, 2012

Last week I blogged about the relationship between an apology, restitution and forgiveness.  This has sparked some interesting discussion in my practice and I thought I would follow up with a quick post about “What Forgiveness is Not.”

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Topics: Mental Health, Thriving, Forgiveness

Depression & Anxiety: Worldwide Challenge - Yaletown Counselling

Posted on Thu, Jul 26, 2012

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Topics: Anxiety, Rumination, Stress, Depression, Courage, Mental Health

Springsteen, Depression, and his road to Wellbeing

Posted on Tue, Jul 24, 2012

You’ve gotta love Bruce Springsteen!  As chronicled in The New Yorker, the Boss tells of his lengthy struggle with depression dating back to the early 1980’s, which included battling thoughts of suicide. 

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Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Thriving

Forgiveness at its Best - Yaletown Counselling

Posted on Tue, Jul 24, 2012

Making Things Right - Apology and Restitution

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Topics: Courage, Mental Health, Connection, Belonging, Forgiveness

Exercise Vancouver! - Yaletown Counselling

Posted on Wed, Jul 18, 2012

Alice Park’s (@aliceparkny) article Lack of Exercise as Deadly as Smoking draws from research conducted by I-Min Lee and his colleagues at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA).

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Topics: Mental Health, Motivation, Thriving, Exercise, Lazy

What stops people from getting help? Counselling Vancouver

Posted on Fri, Jul 6, 2012


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Topics: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Helping Others

Feeling Bored? Anxiety and Depression may follow ...

Posted on Sat, Jun 23, 2012

Many researchers believe there to be a connection between Boredom and Well-Being.  Specifically, people who are “chronically” bored are more likely to suffer from mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, addiction, hostility, low academic performance and more.

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Topics: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Motivation, Lazy

Depression and Exercise

Posted on Wed, Jun 6, 2012

A recent BBC report entitled “Exercise ‘no help for depression,’ research suggests” is a bit of a comedy of errors on a number of different levels.   

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Topics: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Exercise