Tag: CBT

Pay What You Can Group Therapy

I remember my first group therapy session quite well. It was more of a social gathering at a local community centre with other families who lost an immediate family member. They split us into two groups; all the adults went to a separate room… Continue Reading “Pay What You Can Group Therapy”

There’s an App for that!

It’s hard to ask for help, but luckily in today’s society, there’s an app for that! Even though I preach of talking to others, its hard to take that first step to open up about what we struggle with. I blog openly about it… Continue Reading “There’s an App for that!”

Automatic Thoughts

CBT Technique: How to Change Automatic Thoughts Do you ever find yourself reacting negatively? I hate to admit that I’m my own worst enemy, and will always put myself down even if there’s no reason to. “I’m not good enough.” “I’m a disappointment.” “Everyone… Continue Reading “Automatic Thoughts”

Where do I put my hands?

A little over a year ago, a friend of the family came to me with some advice knowing that I was struggling. Automatically, my guard went up. I started to become defensive about the situation and chose to ignore what she was saying. I… Continue Reading “Where do I put my hands?”

Focus on how you’ll feel

One of the biggest complications that anyone has with anxiety is ‘staying in the moment.’ When our body rushes with an emotion we tend to focus on the present. You need to remember that feelings are fluid and they will inevitably change. One thing… Continue Reading “Focus on how you’ll feel”

Laughing at myself

I took the day off yesterday, and I don’t feel terrible about it. After working throughout the holidays and even dragging my ass out of bed on Boxing Day I know I needed it. Yes, I woke up extra early on December 26th riddled… Continue Reading “Laughing at myself”