Suicide

Suicide

How many deaths will it take? Suicide has been described by some as an epidemic. It is silent. No one knows you are dying until you’re gone. And yet, there are so many signs that you are crying out for help. According to The World Health Organization approximately 1...
Say No

Say No

Have you heard about the ‘Terrible Twos’? This is the time when a child becomes defiant, throws lots of tantrums and wants their own way. Parents begin to clamp down on the child’s behaviour and instead of the child hearing, “that’s so...
Trust – A Balancing Act

Trust – A Balancing Act

Trust – A Balancing Act “Suspicion is your birthright.” (Miller, 2020) As I work with children and adults who have been abused, I wonder how it feels to have suspicion as your birthright, your normal go to mentality. I was a panelist for a church youth...
Remember When

Remember When

You’re all grown up now which probably means that you no longer think like a little kid. But did you know that listening to your inner child may be the key to releasing your fear and frustration? What! You don’t believe me? Well, most of your key opinions and desires...
Anger

Anger

Anger … that emotion that more than any seems to get a bad rap. Why are we so emotional about anger anyway? Anger is a very common feeling. I espouse that it is also a very healthy feeling. Anger can be evoked by a variety of circumstance and of course in a variety of...