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’ve been lucky enough to have several new clients walk through my door recently and it’s gotten me reflecting on first counselling sessions. First sessions are actually some of my favourite meetings. That may seem surprising, as I’m often meeting people at some of their lowest moments, but I find it interesting to meet new […]Read More
In case you are unaware, January 27, 2016 was #BellLetsTalk day – an initiative aimed at bringing an end to the stigma against mental illness by promoting conversations and awareness. When I last checked on Twitter, I was heartened to see that they have raised over 6 million dollars this year. Yes, I was totally […]Read More
This Week’s Book = Your Brain: A User’s Guide (by National Geographic) Ok, I’m back to reading! I’ll confess that I always find it challenging to pick up work-related and/or psychology-focused books after the holiday season. For some reason my brain just wants to linger in its relaxed, think-about-nothing-serious kind of state and I tend […]Read More
2016 is 18 days old now. So, for those of you who made resolutions, how are those working out so far? I’m going to guess that many of you have already abandoned them. It’s an educated guess, as studies show that a large portion of people making resolutions end up dropping them within the first […]Read More
Let’s talk about frost and fog. In my opinion, frost and fog make the world a much more beautiful and interesting place. If you pay attention to and look closer at the frost, you’ll find the loveliest of designs. And fog, well it creates such a sense of mystery and unknown that it’s almost eerie […]Read More