Self-Care Tips after the Toronto Shooting

Self-Care Tips after the Toronto Shooting

Terror struck Toronto last night when a gunman opened fire leaving three dead and several more injured. A lot of people tend to draw lines back to where they were that night and if they had ever been in the area. I personally used to live in Toronto and although I...
The Happiness Detox

The Happiness Detox

The happiness detox is a challenge I created after watching Hungry For Change and Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead. I combined my knowledge of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and it’s four modules of Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Crisis Intervention, and...
One-Mindfulness

One-Mindfulness

I always emphasize how important mindfulness is in your treatment because it is a necessary tool for your recovery. Today, I want to talk about one-mindfulness. I’m a little new to this type of mindfulness/DBT coping strategy because the past nine years of my...
The Top 10 Coping Skills

The Top 10 Coping Skills

Coping is extremely individual and everyone has different skills that work the best for them. This post is based on the Top 10 coping skills that are taught and emphasized throughout most therapy practices. Click here to read about the different coping categories....
Self-Care

Self-Care

Today we come to the end of mindfulness week! I’m so proud of all of you for taking this week to start a mindfulness practice. I hope I’ve been able to share some recourses and education to help you along your journey. I challenge you to take today to perform some...