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Passion & Poison: How Outrage is Destroying Your Mental Health

Passion & Poison: How Outrage is Destroying Your Mental Health Protests, riots & scandals, OH MY! You do not have to look very far to find something to be upset about. Lately, it seems that everywhere you look, you can see two opposing sides locked in a never-ending battle to prove what is right and…

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toxic masculinity

Toxic Masculinity

Toxic Masculinity – BSCP Men’s Mental Health Week The term “toxic masculinity” is used widely these days, but what does this relatively new term even mean? Who decided what masculinity is and what toxic masculinity is? What problems can these definitions cause in society? As we enter men’s mental health week at B. Skinner Coaching…

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marriage, relationships, couples

Marriage On The Rocks? You’re Not Alone

Marriage on the rocks? You’re not alone. Marriage is not for the faint of heart. In Canada, 38% of marriages end in divorce with countless others in separation. In 2020, 2.7 million married couples called it quits, resulting in twice as many divorces than in year 2000. With this trend showing no signs of slowing…

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so you think your ex is a narcissist?

So, You Think Your Ex Is A Narcissist?

So, You Think Your Ex Is A Narcissist?     “Okay, I did some research and I feel so much better! I know why my ex and I didn’t last, and IT WASN’T MY FAULT AT ALL!” “Oh”, I responded curious as to the details behind the sudden epiphany. “Tell me more.” While I was…

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Office gossip

“Must be nice!” – The Bait & Switch of Working from Home

“Must be nice!” – The Bait & Switch of Working from Home   When you think of working from home, you might conjure up images of sitting on a comfy couch in your favorite PJs, laptop on your lap, and a hot coffee by your side. Or perhaps you imagine taking calls through your headset…

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Do your beliefs need an upgrade

Do Your Beliefs Need An Upgrade?

Do Your Beliefs Need An Upgrade? What lessons do you remember from your childhood? As children, we receive hundreds of messages each and every day. These messages can be about our safety (“Don’t touch the hot stove.”), our relationships (“We don’t push our friends.”), or even about how we should behave in the world (“No…

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antidote to misery

Your Instant Antidote For Misery

Here is your instant antidote for misery! For starters… I refuse to mention the L**kdown #3 or C***D-19! If you are anything like me, you have had enough of the 24hr pandemic news reel. For that reason, I thought this might be a great opportunity to fill your inboxes with something a little lighter and…

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Change - how to do better

The Thing About Change – How To Do Better

The Thing About Change – How To Do Better “Nothing changes, if nothing changes.” – Unknown   Therapy can be a very cathartic experience. Taking the time for intentional guided self-reflection can lead to life changing perspectives on the way we see ourselves, our relationships, and our lives. That said, the magic of creating change…

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motivation being pulled in both directions

How To Get Your Motivation Back!

How To Get Your Motivation Back!   Have you ever had a day when you felt being productive would require nothing short of divine intervention? We all know what it feels like to wake up, ready to go only to realize our motivation has decided to take a sick day (without even giving notice!).  In…

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