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You are being BULLIED! Here’s how to STOP IT!

You are being BULLIED! Here’s how to STOP IT!   “Oh my God, Bonnie, you are such an idiot!”  That’s how my Easter Morning began. Now before you start wondering about the nature of my relationships, I must let you know that the voice throwing out that sharp critique was none other than my own!…

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why you can't just let it go

Why you can’t just LET IT GO!

Why you can’t just LET IT GO!   Have you ever been haunted by something in your past? A nagging memory of embarrassment or shame that you just can’t shake? Have you every shared such a memory with a close or trusted friend only to hear the famed cliché “You just need to let it…

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The Death of Dreams & How to Restore Hope

The Death of Dreams & How to Restore Hope

The Death of Dreams & How to Restore Hope   What happens to our dreams when we become adults? As children, our dreams are the gateway to possibility. Ask a preschooler to make a wish and it won’t take them long to provide an awe-inspiring list of mystical adventures, superheroes, ponies, and castles complete with…

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What a Meltdown Over Cake Taught Me About Alone Time

What a Meltdown Over Cake Taught Me About Alone Time What do you do that is just for you?   I have a slightly embarrassing real-life story I want to share. It is dedicated to anyone who has suddenly found themselves at their wits end in the strangest of circumstances! When Covid stretched from a…

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Are Your Friendships A Fit?

Are Your Friendships A Fit? Are you holding on to a friendship that no longer fits? Many of us are. Our growth and development as individuals can often change what we need from our friendships. When we are young and energetic, we are more likely to surround ourselves with friends who are outgoing, excitable, and…

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The Worst Clichés For Your Mental Health

The Worst Clichés For Your Mental Health   In the land where quotes and memes litter the highways of social media, it can be hard to find meaningful advice and guidance. While I have always had an affinity for things that can make life simpler, I am developing a growing irritation with clichés that just…

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This Is Where You Quit!

This is where you quit! Today is February 1st. It has been 1 month since millions of people around the world started anew. They set their intentions, wrote down their goals, and promised themselves “2021 is going to be My Year!”. For many of those same people… today marks a crucial fork in the road.…

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The Most Important Decision You Will Make in 2021

Choosing Your Mental Health We are 10 days into 2021 and there is no shortage of challenges to your mental health. COVID rages and many are facing yet another lockdown. While the vaccine has brought hope to many, it has come too late for those who have faced devastating losses of their livelihood, their sense…

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How Do I Know If My Child Is Anxious?

How Do I Know If My Child Is Anxious?   Like adults, children can struggle with anxiety. Unlike adults, children don’t always have the knowledge or ability to understand or describe their experience of anxiety. Often a child’s anxiety can be identified best by changed in their day to day presentation and behaviours.  . Here…

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