Identifying Critical Self-Talk

From Stephanie Chisolm Many of us live in a world where we define being productive as doing it all. For some, this productivity is tied to our self-worth. When we feel like we are not living up to our definition of what productive is, that inner critic can become loud.…
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COVID-19 Update

Dear Clients, Currently, the risk level in Alberta is low for COVID-19. We can continue to provide treatment for you in person if you are feeling healthy. We can also arrange for your sessions to be completed online using a video psychological treatment platform called doxy.me. We ask you to…
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What is Mindfulness?

We’ve heard the term, but what does it mean? Paying attention in a certain way: on purpose, in the present-moment, non-judgementally. It includes formal and informal practices: sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement like gentle yoga, or something as simple as brushing your teeth. Anything can be done mindfully. The…
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Silhouette of a young mother lovingly holding hands with her happy little child while holding his baby brother outside in front of a sunset in the sky.

Competition

My children were building Lego the other day… each in unique ways. One was following directions, able to visualize all sides of the structure without moving it or the instructions (a skill I seriously lack). The other was building his own design from “the blueprint in my mind.”  As they…
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