When your parent is a bully…

When your parent is a bully…

Heaven knows, families can be tricky, right? But how do we deal with a parent (or sibling) who's a bully? For a change this blog is not my story but rather that of a client. A young chap who's mom regularly and intentionally sets out to belittle, criticize and...
Embracing your Shadow-Self doesn’t make you evil…

Embracing your Shadow-Self doesn’t make you evil…

Have you ever secretly derived some guilty pleasure by wishing an unpleasant outcome or event on someone simply because they seem better off than you? I know I have... A client recently voiced her irritation about a distant cousin of hers who had never fully supported...
Does there have to be a reason..?

Does there have to be a reason..?

For many of us it's normal practice to look for meaning in most of the things we experience. Especially those things that aren't so "comfortable". Me? I always look for meaning in the unwanted events that pop up in my life. It's easier for me to find acceptance if I...
The inner conflict of Doing Nothing (on purpose)…

The inner conflict of Doing Nothing (on purpose)…

*Watch on YouTube How do you feel when you're purposefully "doing nothing"? Are you even able to? Interestingly, this is a common theme that seems to be prevalent amongst my clients as well as myself of late. My own old programming was that taking action is good,...
When the urge to “fix” our loved ones is strong…

When the urge to “fix” our loved ones is strong…

*Watch on YouTube A client recently shared her concern over her daughter who was feeling decidedly fearful about life in general. Like many other young adults, she felt the weight of the current world dynamics resting on her shoulders and was feeling rather...