How Self-Compassion Can Help with Self-Criticism, Low Self-Worth, and Shame

Written By: Dr. Gloria Lee, Registered Psychologist Many of my clients come from families where they were regularly criticized or shamed for doing something that their parents deemed “wrong” or “bad”. Parents would often explain that criticizing or shaming was how they “taught” their children to do better in life and not make the same […]

How is Procrastination Related to Perfectionism?

Written By: Albert Kwok, MEd, Registered Clinical Counsellor We’ve all probably had someone tell us that “you just need to work harder”, like it was supposed to motivate you to get off the couch (or devices) to do something.  I’ve been working with students of all ages for many years and have come across a […]