5 Steps to Sit with Your Emotions

Written By: Gary Hayre, MCP, Registered Clinical Counsellor When something upsets you, how do you deal with it? Do you tell yourself things like, “I don’t let it bother me”, “let’s just move past it”, or “it is what it is” Maybe you ignore it and try to pretend it didn’t happen. Or you distract […]

Excessive Worry and What to do About it

Written By: Dr. Michael Mandrusiak, Registered Psychologist A Worry Story You are sitting at the dinner table having spaghetti with a family member. The person across from you is describing a funny incident from their day as you take a bite of a tomato-sauce-covered meatball (or veggie ball, if you prefer).  A tangy aroma wafts […]