It’s the secret, hidden thing that crosses all socio-economic classes, genders and cultures, and the thing that no one wants to talk about… SUICIDE. Each year, the World Health Organization estimates that more than 800,000 individuals take their own lives. What else may be possible? In honour of World Suicide Awareness Month this September, Access Consciousness Facilitators … [Read more...] about Encouraging hope, possibility and conversation during Suicide Awareness Month
Most of us know what it feels like to be judged. Whether we are judged for the way we look, our weight, the way we parent, the job we have, the money we make, the house we own (or don’t) or any other number of things, being on the other end of judgement is not much fun. Add to the judgements from others, the judgements we so often hurl at ourselves. How much have you judged you … [Read more...] about How to Make People’s Judgements Less Relevant
Did you grow up watching Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty? Have you spent your life searching for the fairy tale relationship, believing it must exist somewhere and feeling the disappointment of never finding it? As committed as you may be to the fantasy of fairy tales, look around: how many people do you know who live happily ever after? Probably not many because … [Read more...] about How Fairy Tales are Bad for Your Relationship
Is the hustle and bustle of the holiday season wearing you out? Does the franticness of the shopping, dinner parties and family gatherings leave you feeling tired, less than satisfied… maybe even sad and depressed? Do you find yourself counting the days until Christmas, not because you are excited to celebrate, but because you are looking forward to the relief of it all being … [Read more...] about Beating the Christmas Blues
In this final interview, Deb has a personal counselling session with Dr Dain Heer about whether it is better to be right or happy in relationships and is given some practical tools to help her (and us!) resolve future conflicts. While Deborah acknowledges that being right doesn’t always make you happy, Dain goes further to state “most often it creates separation between you … [Read more...] about Relationships. Would you rather be right or happy?