Intention Without Expectation

In Fun Stuff, Helpful Stuff by christine

Intention Without Expectation Counsellors and other health practitioners are often touting the importance of “living mindfully”.  Mindfulness practices can be described as many things (e.g: being present, noticing without judgment, …

Sawubona

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Sawubona Sawubona is a Zulu greeting that translates to “I see you, you are important to me and I value you”.  While us Westerners are accustomed to a greeting of …

YET

In Fun Stuff by christine

YET… I love the word “YET”.  It is full of hope. Why? Think of “yet” in the context of these examples: You’re not comfortable with public speaking….YET. You’re not good …

Vigorous Stir

In Family & Couples, Fun Stuff by christine

Vigorous Stir What the heck is a “vigorous stir”, you ask?  A “vigorous stir” has become an inside joke between me and my partner.  When we first got together, I …

Tattoo You

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Tattoo You The above picture is one of my tattoos.  Like most people, my tattoo holds personal meaning.  “Eigenwelt” is a German word for an existentialist mode of personality development …

True Patriot Love

In Culture, Fun Stuff by christine

True Patriot Love I spent the last week cottaging.  That is not a statement I ever thought I would make.  It’s funny how in Ontario our vacation property is a …

Soul Child

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Soul Child I believe we are happiest when we are in touch with our Soul Child.   Think of how a child sees the magic in every little thing.  While it …

Our Many Selves

In Fun Stuff, Helpful Stuff, Self-Compassion by christine

Our Many Selves Have you ever considered that you have many parts to your personality?     (*and no, I am not referring to dissociative identity disorder (once called “multiple personality …

The Pink Loveseat

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The Pink Loveseat This past month I prepared for opening my private practice office.  I had been working towards this for what seemed like ages and I was excited.  However, …