Perfection is the enemy of the good.   It shuts people down and prevents them from accomplishing many goals.   It is far better to shoot for a B and succeed than shoot for an A+ and becoome immobilized.  80-85% is more than good enough 95% of the time. Resist the thought that you have…

There is so much talk these days in our personal and professional lives about the importance of people ‘connecting’. Business networking is about connecting, good personal relationships need connection between two people, therapists ask couples, ‘do you feel connected?’ And the current mother of all connecting species: “friending” on Facebook! So what’s all this connecting…

Throughout our lives, we develop limiting and unhelpful thoughts, beliefs, habits, and ways of “being” in the world that become stored in our unconscious minds. These negative thoughts often result in self-sabotage and an inability to achieve our goals or break destructive/unhealthy habits.   Clinical hypnotherapy serves to by-pass the conscious mind and speak directly…

Couples sometimes come to counselling hoping the other will change.  I believe within couple, partners are meant to learn how to adapt and grow.  When that is not happening, conflict or dissatisfied arises.  The work of couple counselling is about finding a balance between meeting some of your partners needs for affection, emotional support, “togetherness”…