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Coping with your Divorce
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Coping with your Divorce
5
Aug

Divorce and the loss of a relationship can be a stressful, emotional and even frightening time. Whatever the cause of the divorce, one may experience feelings of sadness, regret, guilt and even shame. During this time it is important to address your emotional concerns and to develop the skills and self-love needed to move forward […]

3 Common Therapy Fears
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3 Common Therapy Fears
8
Jul

There are many fears and misconceptions individuals have about counselling and the therapy process. Stigma and shame associated with seeking treatment for mental disorders, relationships issues or life stressors may also contribute to the fear and prevent people from seeking therapy services when they really need it. The most common therapy fear involves fear of […]

Mindfulness Techniques for Depression and Anxiety
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Mindfulness Techniques for Depression and Anxiety
17
Apr

Mindfulness based treatment for anxiety and depression is effective in reducing both the cognitive and physical symptoms associated with these two mood states. Mindfulness practice involves a process of relaxation and focus, targeted at reducing internal and external stressors, noise and anxiety provoking thoughts. Mindfulness involves focusing on the present, allowing the mind to wander, […]

Why Do Women Experience Anxiety?
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Why Do Women Experience Anxiety?
20
Feb

Anxiety and worry are common fears that women face. Women often carry both the stress of caring for themselves and their loved ones, which compounds their anxiety and creates worry. Although every woman’s unique fears and worries may be different, women’s anxieties can often be related to: • Fear of judgment by others i.e: worrying […]

The Fulfilled Woman
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The Fulfilled Woman
31
Oct

I am looking forward to presenting tomorrow evening as part of the Annual Women Program, The Fulfilled Woman, with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Living Spring Tabernacle located on Cyrville Road. Although I am not a member of this Parish, I am delighted to be asked to speak on the topic of women’s mental […]