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Healing and recovery often involves spiritual development. This is because it is often spiritual and moral principles which help us to practice healthy self-love and understanding. In turn, this leads to extending this love to others by increasing our capacity to recei...

Well, there isn't such a diagnosis as Post New Year's Distress Syndrome (PNYDS or "peenids" phonetically) on the books so far, but there should be. The most similar thing that comes close to a Post New Years Distress Syndrome is a mood disorder called seasonal affectiv...

When Narcissistic Abuse Happens to You

In life, you are bound to meet people who betray your trust. It may be a relationship you expected more from, or a person you’ve been involved with or held out for a long time. After numerous disappointments, you may find yourself...

I had a close friend who was in love with someone who wasn't willing to break online connections with past sex partners. This is the advice I gave them. You may think that they derive sadistic pleasure so from you thinking about there past attachments or them loving an...

Once dependency on cyber interfacing and electronics use occurs the phone, tablet or laptop becomes something more than just a device. It becomes the mechanism by which a person maintains emotional balance and regulation. In other words, it’s how they keep themselves f...

For many of us reconnecting with a lost relationship or maintaining a relationship with someone who is difficult to connect with is as easy as placing a phone call, sending an email, or even video-conferencing online. For others, it is not so clear cut and it may appea...

​​     As we move through the busy routines of our week we can sometimes find ourselves pulled off task, de-centered and distracted. We humans are unique creatures in that we will problem-solve throughout the day and continue to take on new problems and attempt to perf...

Last week Londoners in Ontario learned about an allegation against a Catholic priest in the community who had allegedly taken a half a million dollars earmarked to help refugees coming to Canada. Before I even heard of the incident I had received a call from London CTV...

According to a recent publication by the Canadian Association for Mental Health (CAMH) found here: http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/about_camh/newsroom/for_reporters/Pages/addictionmentalhealthstatistics.aspx,  355,00 thousand disability cases in Canada are due to mental...

My late adopted Cree uncle Louis Paquette used to say to me: “Rey your words can put you over, or they can put you under, so be careful what you say”. Uncle Louis was a wise man.  He spent the better part of his latter years in pastoral ministries helping many people h...

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