The Power Of Optimism And Hope

The Power Of Optimism and Hope

Why Optimism And Hope Are Important Optimism and hope are key navigational tools that help us get through life and cope with change. Without these two important factors in our life, one could argue that dealing with life’s adversities and challenges could be extremely more difficult. But how about taking a closer look at what … Read more

Nanaimo Counselling

Nanaimo Counselling Services Now Being Offered! I am very pleased to be able to begin offering counselling services in the Nanaimo area. Recently having moved here from Victoria, I am eager to offer my services to help you get through whatever is ailing you. My areas of expertise range from individual counselling covering a host … Read more

Communication Tip #2: Taking Turns Talking AND Listening!

 Taking Turns: Talking AND Listening Communication tips may come in many forms and varieties, but one thing is sure: If one person isn’t really listening while the other person is talking, there are bound to be all kinds of miscommunication problems! What does it mean to really listen? Really listening would mean: Paying attention Looking … Read more

Why Making Comparisons Can Make You Miserable!

Comparisons: A Formula For Feeling Miserable? If you want to feel miserable, then I would recommend that you “compare” yourself to somebody or something! Why would I want to do that? You probably do already, and would claim that you don’t! BUT …. if we pay close attention to our thoughts, we probably do IT all … Read more

How To Reduce Stress AND Live In The World!


Why We Get Stressed This is not going to be your typical article on how to reduce stress. If you are hoping to find information on the top 10 or 23 ways to cut down on your stress levels, then this won’t be the article for you. Save yourself some time and go here now. BUT … Read more

Anger Management: THE Word That Sets You Off!

Anger Management The Fuse! Is 1/4 of a second long!   That may be the difference between maintaining your cool and totally losing it! Research reported on by Daniel Goleman in his landmark book Emotional Intelligence found that it could take as little as 1/4 of a second for the amygdala to trigger a full blown … Read more