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Why Conflict Avoidance in Relationships Is Not Healthy?

Relationship Conflict Counselling

Conflict avoidance is where one intentionally avoids conflict when issues arise. Taking this approach is not healthy. It can manifest in our work relationships, family relationships, romantic relationships, and friendships. For instance, you and your best friend decide to get

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How Does Winter Weather Affect Our Moods?

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As days become shorter and cold winter weather takes hold, many people start to feel its effects by changes in their mood. For some people, they may be elated and happy to see the first snowfall of the season. They

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Communication Helps Improve & Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Partner

Couple Conflicts Resolution

In any relationship, no matter how long you have been together, conflict will arise from time to time. How you deal with the conflict can either bring you closer or cause you to drift further apart. Learning how to develop

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When Arguing in Your Relationship Is No Longer Healthy

Arguing in Relationship

Arguments are part of any relationship whether it is a family member, friend, or loved one. Arguing can be healthy when you are actively communicating and listening. It can be used to help you convey how you feel about various

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6 Tips for Reducing Stress from Working at Home

Tips for Reducing Stress

Working from home may have sounded great when your employer recommended it due to the global pandemic. Yet, with many families stuck working from home and children attending school virtually, it can create added stress since you are stuck with

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Having Problems Sleeping? You May Be Suffering from Electronics Addiction

Electronics Addiction

With people spending more time at home, it is easy to binge watch TV, spend countless hours surfing online, playing video games, and using our electronic devices to pass the time. However, overuse of these devices can cause problems sleeping.

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Why Confidants Can Benefit from Individual Counselling

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Are you the person that everyone turns to when they need to vent and offload what is bothering them? Maybe they share personal problems and other juicy gossip with you? After a while, it is understandable that you can start

Posted in Individual Counselling

What is Sexual Therapy & Other Sexual Therapy Questions

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Sexual therapy is a form of counselling for individuals to address their concerns about sex-related problems and issues. Problems and issues do not always have to do with sexual performance concerns but can also include mental health concerns regarding sexual

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Tips For Overcoming A Fear To Leave Home

Covid-19 Counselling Toronto

How many times did you go to work, run errands, visit friends and family, spend time shopping, going to the cinema, and dining out pre-COVID-19? After several months of being locked down at home, some people are now struggling with

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Why Are People Resistant To Change?

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Amid the COVID-19 crisis, one thing has become evident and that is most people are resistant to change. A great example of this resistance is from people who refuse to wear a face mask when required in public spaces, shopping

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