Welcome to my blog! The goal of this blog is to help you sort through the many self-help and psychology books that are out there, while continuing to pursue the goal of bettering myself.

I Kept Score…and This Won

By Erin | Apr 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma (by Bessel Van Der Kolk) Ok, so last time I wrote about a book on trauma that I was not a huge fan of…in fact, it’s fair to say that I was thoroughly unhappy the entire time […]

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The Solace is in the Title

By Erin | Apr 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror I’m just going to say it – this book gave me flashbacks to university textbooks…to the point where I shuddered every time I went to pick it up. That probably sounds harsh, but it’s definitely the truth. […]

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This Made Me 10% Happier

By Erin | Apr 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book = 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works – A True Story Oh man, I knew this book was going to be good right from the very first sentence: “I initially wanted to call this book The […]

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A New Way to Help

By Erin | Apr 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Helping is something that I love to do, so how lucky am I that I’ve been able to turn that into a career? The answer is very lucky. I get to meet so many wonderful people through my work as a counsellor, often in the most difficult periods of their life. I am invited to […]

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