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Tag Archives: Calgary counselling

At the Heart of it All

Posted on: Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 under blog

It is important to take care of your heart, after all cardiovascular disease is the world’s leading cause of death. There are various causes and risk factors that may lead to heart disease and stroke, including use of tobacco, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity. But did you know our own negative emotions can also affect our […]


Can a Second Marriage Still be Plan A?

Posted on: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 under blog

The experience of remarried couples is sometimes a sense of failure from the breakdown of the first marriage and this leads to caution exhibited in remarrying. It is important not to treat a second marriage as plan B.   Statistics show that 40% – 65% of families in the US and Canada have a child […]


Step Family Couples – It Can Work Out!

Posted on: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 under blog

The trend in stepfamily formation is growing as adults re-partner soon after separation and divorce, taking one or more children into the new relationship. Couples wanting a fresh start soon realize the challenges of stepping into a fully formed family which can leave them scratching their heads wondering how it can sometimes be so frustrating. […]


A Segment with Empower Media – What Empowers You?

Posted on: Saturday, May 13th, 2017 under blog

“I see myself as an Editor. I am an instructor on how to write stories. I join clients and help them identify the person separate from the problem and I help them identify what it is that they prefer their lives to be like. I help them edit out the parts that don’t fit for […]


Valentine’s Day – An Anxiety-Ridden Hallmark Holiday, or Relationship Booster?

Posted on: Monday, February 6th, 2017 under blog

It’s February, and with the continued cold weather and short days, comes the much anticipated (and sometimes dreaded) holiday of love… Valentine’s Day. Advocates of the holiday can’t wait to consume copious amounts of chocolate, share hugs and kisses with their partner, and reflect on the good times of their current romantic relationship. Critics of […]


Having Difficulty Moving Forward? Find Relief Today!

Posted on: Sunday, September 15th, 2013 under blog

Everyone at one time or another faces struggles in their lives. However, there are times when our past experiences can significantly impact our present life through lingering unresolved memories which seem to ‘hijack’ our normal cognitive and emotional abilities. The past experiences often involve trauma (assault, child/sexual/physical abuse, accident, abandonment, neglect, anxiety, wars, etc.). Even […]


Mental Health in Different Colors

Posted on: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 under blog

At Journey Counseling Calgary our client population is very diverse. Not only are our clients very different, but I also believe that I bring diversity to the counseling team. I have been blessed to work with people from diverse backgrounds including, new immigrants to Canada, children and youth with developmental disabilities, First Nations people and […]


Embedded Notorious Elements

Posted on: Friday, June 24th, 2011 under blog

So what happened in Vancouver? The Canucks lost on their home turf and then there was rioting in the streets? Kinda reminds me of the English football (soccer) league fans. Vancouver has been working hard to reclaim its reputation in the eyes of the world as a peace-loving city. Last verdict was that the rioting […]


Home Team Advantage

Posted on: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 under blog

For whatever reason the 2011 Stanley Cup finals is heading to game 7. I have some ideas. Among them is that why have only 5 or 6 games when you can have 7? Why deny a city another multi-million dollar opportunity in earnings from an extra game? Calgary would have done the same, I think. […]


Whose Dream Are You Living Anyway?

Posted on: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 under blog

There are so many ideas floating around inviting you to make them your own. Ideas about what makes someone fulfilled, confident and happy. Ideas about success. The successful man, mother, teacher, business executive, adolescent, girl friend etc. The fulfilled individual has become all these things and then some! None of these things need to be […]