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Self-Care: Where Do You Start??Self-care is a popular word thrown around to describe intentional actions aimed at better our overall coping and mental well-being. But where should you start?After many conversations with clients over the years, I created a video on this topic to make starting a self-care routine a little easier. Once you’ve watched […]

Anxiety, Counselling, Depression, Resources, Stress Reduction

April 16, 2020

Self Care Worksheets

With so many apps available in the app store, knowing where to start, which reviews to trust and what is actually recommended by real mental health professionals can be confusing. Read Ashley’s review of mental health apps.

Anxiety, Couples, Depression, General, Resources, Stress Reduction

November 20, 2019

Mental Health Apps That Are Therapist Approved

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So where does this virtual reality journey start?… When I was younger, I often daydreamed of stepping into alternate realities. I think it’s pretty typical of a carefree child to dream about imagined worlds and fantasies, especially with books like Harry Potter and role-playing video games occupying so much of my mind and time. There […]

Anxiety, Counselling, General, Health for Mental Health, In the Media, Stress Reduction

October 30, 2019

Exposure Therapy for Anxiety using Virtual Reality

Progressive Muscle Relaxation is the intentional tensing and releasing of various muscle groups to restore a sense of relaxation and calm to your body and is a great technique for stress reduction. It is suggested to hold the tension in a muscle group for 7-10 seconds. If you have any pain or discomfort at a […]

Anxiety, Depression, Resources, Stress Reduction

September 24, 2018

Progressive Muscle Relaxation: Calm Your Body and Mind

Everyone struggles with feeling tired from time to time. It’s very common that people misuse, and sometimes abuse, the quick fix remedy of caffeine. Caffeine takes its form in various foods we eat, however, our North American culture is highly conditioned to sip a coffee, tea, or energy drink to keep our eyes open and […]

Health for Mental Health, Stress Reduction

August 5, 2017

10 Effective Ways to Stay Awake Without Caffeine

10 Ways to Stay Away Without Caffeine

I aspire to meet the person, especially living in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland, who arrives home at the end of the day, every day, feeling completely relaxed and restful. Many of us are looking for strategies to reduce stress and decompress throughout the week. A good song playing in the car on the commute home, […]

Depression, Health for Mental Health, Stress Reduction

April 24, 2017

12 Effective Strategies to Reduce Stress During the Work Week

Strategies to Reduce Stress

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