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The Power of We

The Power of We

We live in a rather individualistic society. In a way it is comfortable because we can follow our own rhythm and needs. Yet, there is an undeniable value in developing social skills and drawing from the power of We. I have helped numerous clients to bridge that gap, with a great deal of satisfaction for […]

September 15, 2018 | By More
The Invitation

The Invitation

For many years my relatives have talked about my cultural roots being partly North American indigenous and there was no evidence to back this up.     I set about doing some intensive genealogical research into my family tree on my French side in Quebec and on my English side in the State of Maine and in New […]

September 15, 2018 | By More
I Forgive You & Me

I Forgive You & Me

Written by Rev. Alexis Nicol   When we think of forgiveness it usually has to do with seeing blame or guilt in someone else.  With great effort we say that we forgive them.  We proudly tell ourselves and others that we don’t have an issue with that person anymore as we have forgiven them for […]

August 17, 2018 | By More
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“To sleep, perchance to dream – ay, there’s the rub.”  The above quote from the “To be or not to be…” soliloquy in Shakespeare’s Hamlet seemed to be a perfect way to start this article on sleeping well.  In my counselling and hypnotherapy practice, I get 3 to 4 calls a week from very sad […]

June 18, 2018 | By More
Celebrating Father’s Day With Your Emotionally Distant Dad

Celebrating Father’s Day With Your Emotionally Distant Dad

When I see my husband play with our son, I can clearly see how much has changed within just one generation related to how emotionally available father’s are to their children.   His own father overwhelmed with work and providing for the family matched with emotional closures left over from his own father’s trauma from […]

June 11, 2018 | By More