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Fanning the Flames

Posted on: Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 under blog

Blog entry by: Marla Mulloy “So tell me about your day.”  My husband says this to me every evening.  He is practising being a good partner. I don’t think he comes home excited in anticipation of hearing about my day.  I don’t think the activities of my day give him butterflies as he drives through […]


New Year, New Fitness Resolutions?

Posted on: Sunday, January 20th, 2019 under blog

It is well known that we are living in the century of technological advancements. We have revolutionized our world, but in this quest for the future, we have wreaked havoc on our bodies and health. Our sedentary (mostly sitting, very little physical activity) lifestyles combined with the temptations of a McDonald’s drive-thru on every block […]


“I HATE YOU!”

Posted on: Sunday, November 18th, 2018 under blog

“I HATE YOU!” Screams your child from across the room. Eyes wide. Fists clenched. Feet stamped. Your child is fuming with anger. Anger can be a very uncomfortable emotion. It can be uncomfortable to feel, and it can certainly feel uncomfortable to be the target of another person’s anger. So how can we help our […]


Sleep is a Soldier’s Best Friend

Posted on: Sunday, November 11th, 2018 under blog

Like a good diet and exercise healthy sleep habits have to be developed and are hard to maintain. Regular food, water, air and sleep are all physiologically critical for life and overall health. Effects of short-term sleep deprivation: reduced mental effectiveness, poor consciousness, problem solving, alertness, creativity and increased errors and accidents. Effects of long-term […]


Lest We Forget

Posted on: Sunday, November 4th, 2018 under blog

As we remember the loss of our fallen soldiers, we also acknowledge the troops that have witnessed or experienced life threatening events. War trauma made a great contribution to the current studies of PTSD. In the First World War, military psychiatry came to birth. The emotional trauma became known as shell shock because doctors were […]


Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: Sunday, October 7th, 2018 under blog

Mental health is MORE than mental illnesses Did you know 1 in 5 people in Canada in a given year will experience a mental health problem. There are many mental health concerns out there such as: depression, anxiety, psychosis, bereavement, etc. Here are some common signs: Withdrawing from people or activities you would normally enjoy. […]


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. […]


Celebrating 10th Anniversary!

Posted on: Monday, March 26th, 2018 under blog

          On this blissful and charming day of April 1st, we celebrate Journey Counselling’s 10th anniversary. This is a time of joy for us and gratitude to you for being a part of our journey. A time of looking back and reflecting, as well as looking forward to the future and […]