wellness

I never thought post natal depression would affect me. I don’t know why exactly I thought this - after all, it is common amongst post partum women (more than 1 in 10 will experience it within a year of giving birth), especially those who have a family history of the co...

How to practice being mindful on a day to day basis?  

The key here is to get all your senses involved when carrying out tasks, such as feeling the water on your hands when washing up or the clothes on your skin, smelling the food as it's cooking, looking at the colours...

It’s been proven - we are wired for stories. As children, it’s the main way we learn and share information, and this continues throughout our adult lives.

Telling a story helps others relate to us and care much more than facts and figures. Our personal success and happi...

September 19, 2019

Being a mom is a full-time job, except, unfortunately, it affords no breaks, vacation time, or pay and as a single mom of a small child, I understand how difficult it can be to make time for self-care with a never-ending 'to-do list to tackle. However, as a therapist,...

Sometimes life is so hard that even sleep looks like a demon favouring all your scars, you run away from it, it chases you and you give up because it’s all you have, it’s like a guilty pleasure even if it’s wrong you want to have it because it looks like morphine- a se...

I’m vegan-ish. That’s my label, if there must be one. It means that I’m a vegan with commitment issues.

I would love to report that I am full vegan, never wavering off of my righteous path, looking down my nose at the meat and dairy eaters and leather-wearers that dwell...

A few years ago I went to see 'The Script' in concert.  The lead singer, Danny had disappeared from the front stage and reappeared up in the balcony singing to a delighted, albeit hysterical fan, who was filming him with her mobile as he serenaded her.

To the audience’s...

Take notice of the title given to this article. Read it once more. Let it sink in. The key words to focus on are, “That You are In.” Living in a world centered around our outward appe

arances and materialistic threads, it is hard to see that our internal life; the priva...

The wonderful mobile phone!  How did we ever manage without it?  We rely on it for so many different functions, from calling people, sending text messages, keeping in touch on the latest social media platforms, nosing in on what’s happening in our friends and family’s...

“You see, the thing about first time periods is this- As a female, your own experience will always be unique to you.”

Jessica Phillips 

This article stemmed from a conversation I had on twitter with another female, regarding our very first periods and the awkwardness in...

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