The Inner Critic is that inner voice that is referred to by many labels including self-saboteur, inner nitpicker or judge. We all possess an inner critical voice which more often than not can have an overpowering negative effect on us. Many of my clients come in distressed and wondering why they seem to struggle with quietening this critical self-talk. They often describe it as overpowering, exhausting and weighing heavily on the mood and self-worth.
Timing is everything. This can be the case for seeking, receiving, and maintaining mental health support. Having been in the Hurt Locker, Vince shares how being in the right place, at the right time, ultimately changed his life, by choosing to accept the offer of help. Vince is now armed with a toolbox of strategies […]
Even when you have the means to have it all (money, fame, and time to do the things you love), at the end of the day, you are still human. Hollywood actor, Ignacio Serricchio, shared his human story with us. We talked about embracing the unknown, educating ourselves on mental health as a fundamental step […]
Still wondering what occupational therapy means? No, it is not about helping you find a job…. But it can help you do your job… better. Listen in as we chat with Louise, Occupational Therapist (OT) at Simply Counselling Services. She shares her views on the importance of having a holistic view of health and how, […]
Can a statement have two truths? Is everything black and white? Can you repair a concerning attachment? Najwa shares how DBT group therapy can support people struggling with impulsiveness, high-risk behaviours, mood swings, relationship and intimacy issues, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, identity confusion, as well as thoughts, behaviours and emotions causing distress and despair. If […]
What is an expectation? What is a need? In this episode, we discuss how to establish and navigate needs and expectations in a relationship. We also chat about how change can impact and influence these factors.
What is happiness? How can I be happier in life? Learn about Jenna’s definition of happiness, as well as specific strategies you can use in your everyday life to build your “bank” of happiness.
In this episode, you will learn more about Jenna’s background and why she decided to start a podcast. Jenna’s co-host Nicki is introduced, along with her background. In this short listen, you will learn about what to expect from this podcast, staying true to the message of keeping it simple!