How is CBT helpful? and what is it..

In simple terms it is a way to look at how thoughts affect mood and behaviour. CBT has been used to help people successfully with depression, anxiety, panic, sleep disorders and pain management. We have hundreds of random thoughts every minute, some of our thoughts are "automatic” (core beliefs, assumptions)"I feel fat" or "People don't… Continue reading How is CBT helpful? and what is it..

What’s up with anger?

Anger is "just" an emotion that is telling us that we are perceiving something in our outside world as a "wrong" Anger can be positive if we use it to understand ourselves better and be constructive with it Anger is not just a male emotion - females get angry too and that is normal Anger… Continue reading What’s up with anger?

“Should I stay or should I go?”

The Clash sing "Should I stay or should I go?"  and for many of us we can relate to the back and forth that can occur in our thinking when we are faced with a decision to be made. Why is it so hard to make decisions sometimes? When we are overwhelmed we may be looking… Continue reading “Should I stay or should I go?”

How can we “caregive” for the caregiver?

As the baby boomers get older and their parents get even older the generation that had it all is now looking after it all!  Often still parenting they are now faced with caregiving aging parents; making financial, medical, household and a myriad of other decisions while dealing with a rollercoaster of emotions concerning their changing… Continue reading How can we “caregive” for the caregiver?