Gratitude in a Pandemic

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog. The last blog we did focused on hope, and now we want to focus on something else very timely right now: gratitude. We find ourselves in the middle of a world-wide pandemic fearing for our own or our loved one’s safety. How perfect that we now discover, […]

The Holidays: Time and Health

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog! Last week we discussed some of the lighter contributors to holiday stress: weather changes, that never-ending “to-do” list, and financial limitations. This week, we focus on some other lighter factors that present as challenges when we’re rolling into the holidays. Some of these include feeling that […]

The Holidays: Family Dynamics

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! In our last blog, we looked at how expectations of others can lead to feelings of stress, and we also gave you a few quick tips on how to address those expectations. Something that comes hand-in-hand with expectations of others is family dynamics. That’s our focus for this week. […]

One cause of stress: The holidays!

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! We started to discuss understanding what causes stress in the last blog – and we mentioned that one cause is often the holidays. That’s our focus for the blog this week. Why are the holidays stressful?  Anticipation Expectations of ourselves Expectations of others Family dynamics Financial […]

What does stress feel like?

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! This week I’m starting a series of blogs on stress because we all experience it at one point or another in our lives. I wanted to begin with a focus on what stress feels like, as it can be experienced differently. We are also introducing a […]

Why I Believe Counselling Works

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! I often get asked why I believe in what I do and how I do it. That’s the focus for this blog – I am going to share why I think counselling really does work and why that belief actually starts with who you are as a client.  […]

Welcome to Blog #2 – Our Team

Thank you for following along with my blog journey. In this blog, I will highlight a very important part of my business: my team, as well as how I see our counselling services growing. If you read my first blog, you would have learned about the history of Simply Counselling, as well as my own […]

Welcome to my first counselling blog

Why write a blog? I wanted to write a series of counselling blogs that would be simple, helpful, and interesting as well as give the reader a better perspective on my business and their mental health. This is a new experience for me and I’m excited for you to join me. I want to start […]