How to Reduce Stress by “Shaking It Off”

How to Reduce Stress by “Shaking It Off”

Imagine you are walking through the woods and come across a bear.  Immediately, your body recognizes this as a potential threat and activates the nervous system, and releases a rush of stress hormones, cortisol, and epinephrine (adrenalin). These hormones are...
Here’s Why Your Parenting Strategy Is Not Working

Here’s Why Your Parenting Strategy Is Not Working

What did you think your parenting style would look like? Are you parenting in the manner you had planned or has everything changed unpredictably?Well, that’s parenthood. We learn a lot about parenting from our parents. Many individuals appreciate their...
Indigenous Counselling: Eliminating the Cost Barrier

Indigenous Counselling: Eliminating the Cost Barrier

Have you wished you could do more to help alleviate someone’s emotional pain? There is something you can do. Remind them their Status Card entitles them to covered therapy. TFEC (The Family Enhancement Centre) expertly collaborates with a program called NIHB....
Knock on the door!

Knock on the door!

It is such an interesting thing – the door to the kid’s room! It has its story. It protects the child from extra noise and then needs to be closed. It also protects from darkness and then needs to be ajar to let some light in. It may comfort. It may keep...
Should I Duplicate My Parents Model?

Should I Duplicate My Parents Model?

People often adopt the parenting strategies of their own parents, usually without making a conscious decision to do so. It seems the easiest path. Throughout our lives, we become accustomed to our parents’ approach, with an underlying logic that is familiar to...