Health & Wellbeing

Why Therapy?

We have all heard of the popular Dr. Phil. Through his books and TV show we’ve been given glimpses of what “therapist” is like. Honestly, most therapists are not like Dr. Phil, we all have different styles and/or therapeutic orientations. I believe that most people are intrigued about what happens in a therapy session. People…

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Ways We Sabotage Our Mental Health

When it comes to improving our health we often focus on our physical wellness. Once we’ve become committed we are willing to go all out, we’ll schedule doctors’ appointments, buy new equipment, and even consider cosmetic procedures to reach our goals. However, it is interesting in comparison when it is time to address our emotional…

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Emotional Blackmail

After a deep conversation with my friend I felt it necessary to address this concept of emotional blackmailing. Emotional blackmailing is a form of emotional manipulation, in which one person uses fear, guilt, expectations or any other tactic to control the other. As unfortunate as it may seem it is not uncommon to find yourself…

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Modern Day Trauma

We are only 7 months into the year but since 2016 began we have seen countless instances of violence and injustice. The moment we turn on our radio, t.v., smart phone or tablet within minutes there is a new ping or notification alerting us to the most recent murder, rape, brutal crime or latest government…

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Saying good bye to deadweight

Take a moment to reflect on 2015, the good, the bad and ugly. Now, reflect on how many of those negative things you brought with you into 2016. Let’s call them dead weight. Many of us have things we brought into the new year that we should have left behind, only now are we being…

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