What do you get from meditation? An inner peace, a home coming to yourself, energy, contentment, centeredness, a grounding and I can go on and on......... You ask, how can meditation give me all of this? Meditation can be the heading and under it is self care, nurturing and stillness. If you give it time at least 4 to 8 weeks you will begin to feel the changes within yourself Meditation is the art of focusing all of your attention in one area. Mastering the skill of meditation takes time and requires practice. The benefits of meditation include: • Connecting to your … Read More
How does your relationship stack up? Start a conversation today ( yes we all put it off to wait for the right time) with your partner to elevate your relationship. A relationship takes time and commitment and we all deserve to have a fulfilling relationship. If you’re not in one start asking yourself questions as to what can I do to change the situation. Create the space for you both to share how you are feeling. Here's some ideas to tune up your relationship. Start with one and work towards doing more in the future * Spend quality time together where you … Read More
Are you and your partner arguing, bickering and very defensive of each other? When did you last look into your partners eyes? Do you have resentment or feel numb towards your partner? If you answer yes to any of the questions then I suggest you read the list. It's not going away the disharmony in your relationship. If anything, it will keep happening again and again and more often and more intently. Making your relationship a priority can help enormously and its really doesn't take too much to get your relationship back on track if you catch it in time. Putting in … Read More
We often talk about being accomplished and what we have achieved. I believe its not the quantity and how much you have achieved but whether you have accomplished the right things, for you. Not for your mother, father, partner, but for you. Imagine spending years on the wrong things? And yes, it happens for many of us where you are trying to please others. FACT: pleasing others doesn't work long term. It's essential that you live with clarity, your clarity and what makes your heart sing what makes you feel happy, peaceful contentment and feeling joy and balance. How do … Read More
Helen Harrison answers the question, "Do Couples Fight in Counselling?". In this one minute video we have a small window into the office of a professional counsellor.
Counselling can provide unique challenges for some men. Allowing yourself to feel emotions which you may have never allowed to the surface can be confronting. In this one minute video, Helen Harrison, discusses these challenges and tells us it's normal to feel this way.
There is know one easy way to move on after a breakup. For most people its extremely painful, heartbreaking and rocks you to your core. Its a journey that starts with a conscious decision that you have let go. There are tools that can help you progress, but the process is unique for each one of you. You may need to try some different approaches to find what is right for you. It requires patience and might take months or even years. The process of acceptance of your new reality takes hard work and commitment. You may feel uncomfortable at times during … Read More
So, what is a victim? A victim is someone who feels hard done by and that they have little or no control over there life. A victim is a person who believes that something or someone or the past is externally controlling their life. In this headspace, you feel sorry for yourself and you sit and have a pity party, visit pity land, and bring in evidence to support why you are so hard done by. Being a victim sometimes just feels so comfortable, so usual so familiar. Perhaps you have been like this for as long as you can remember … Read More