The Healthy Mind Platter

Just as strong healthy teeth requires regular dental hygiene (e.g. brushing and flossing your teeth), a strong and resilient mind-body also requires consistent care and attention. Imagine what would happen if you stopped brushing your teeth for a a month because you "didn't feel like it"? Now imagine what would happen to your mental health…

The Power Threat Meaning Framework (PTMF)

What are your thoughts about psychiatric diagnoses? Did you know that a psychiatric diagnoses are not scientific facts? Although widely used in the treatment of psychological difficulties, they are simply medical labels that describe patterns of experiences or behaviours that are causing you to feel distressed. This includes terms such as: "depression", "obsessive compulsive disorder", and…

There is nothing wrong with you

Do you believe that you are flawed or broken because of your (seemingly) unending struggles with food, eating, and body image? If so, know that you are not alone.  It is important to me that you know that there is deep meaning behind your struggles, and that there is nothing wrong with you. You are…

Learning to trust your body again

Have any of these thoughts ever occurred to you? If so, I'll like to congratulate you, because this is a sign that you are stepping outside of your comfort zone and trying something new. These are extremely common and understandable fears on the path of recovery. So know that this is part of the process,…

Self-Soothing Practice

How do you calm your mind and body when you start feeling unbalanced, anxious or self-critical? I am so excited to share one of my favourite self-soothing practices with you today. This is a wonderful practice to do when you feel mentally or emotionally triggered, or tense in the body. It will help calm the…

Your Hidden Superpower

#Covid19 has undeniably challenged and changed our usual way of life 😢Now that self-isolation and social distancing are the new norm, we are forced to imagine new ways of living and connecting with ourselves and each other.Although we do not have control over the virus and what is to come, we do have control over one…

4 Magical Questions

Mark Twain said:  "I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened." Ha! What a perfect way to sum up our human experience. Raise your hands up if you relate to this 🙋🏻‍♀️ - Yes, I see you! Even though our worries can feel and appear extremely real, they rarely…