Emotional Labour

In Family & Couples, Helpful Stuff by christine

Emotional Labour Many of the couples that I work with experience what is known as an emotional labour imbalance in their relationship. An emotional labour imbalance occurs when one individual …

BLACK SHEEP

In Culture, Family & Couples, Helpful Stuff, Trauma by christine

BLACK SHEEP The “black sheep” is a common idiom used to describe someone who is considered disreputable or a disgrace in any group (such as communities, schools workplaces, or religious …

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, …

Receiving as an Act of Love

In Helpful Stuff by christine

Receiving as an Act of Love Are you one of those super self-reliant people who has no problem giving to others, but the thought of ever asking for help or …

Too emotional?

In Helpful Stuff, Self-Compassion by christine

  Too emotional? Have you ever been told that you are too emotional or too sensitive?  Yep, me too.  There is a socially popular belief that suggests emotions are “silly”, irrational, …

To Forgive or Not to Forgive?

In Helpful Stuff, Trauma by christine

To Forgive or Not to Forgive? Forgiveness is often touted as a necessary requirement to healing.  It is included in most religions, is frequently a key component in trauma and …