Thoughts for a Balanced Life: A Counselling Blog
For decades, researchers have been studying the effect of mainstream media on youth. Today, teenagers called “digital natives”—those who were born with technology at arms reach—are experiencing mental health challenges stemming from their time spent online.
As a society, we have always recognized that individuals who experience hardships in life such as oppression, bullying and abuse are more prone to mental health challenges. For the LGBTQ+ community, this hardship is often the norm.
There is no ‘how-to’ guide for becoming the best step parent. Each family is unique and over time, you and your partner will develop a step-parenting technique that works for your family dynamic.
Have you ever found yourself feeling disconnected or unappreciated in a romantic relationship? It’s possible that you and your partner have different love languages—the ways in which we speak and understand emotional love.
Research shows that experiencing trauma as a child can lead to significant mental health challenges in our adult years.
Eating disorders occur when we adopt harmful eating habits and are often linked to other mental health issues including anxiety and depression.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy teaches skills that are helpful for individuals seeking to regulate emotions, tolerate stress and communicate better.
Here are 5 local resources in Calgary for crisis, mental health and addiction support that provide education, assessment, medical attention and more.
Roughly 10 – 20 percent of women and 10 percent of men suffer from postpartum depression – a mood disorder that should not be dismissed or ignored.
Just like your car needs oil changes, a relationship requires ongoing maintenance too. A professional therapist or couples counsellor can help you resolve conflict, learn how to better communicate and even reignite a spark you thought had faded by allowing each partner to open up about their feelings.