How to Learn from Your Emotions

How to Learn from Your Emotions

READ CREATING HAPPINESS LIVING WELL GROW EMPOWER AWE THOUGHTS + EMOTIONS FRIENDS HOME BOOK CONTACT US   “Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. He’s not right in the brain.”   The Dalai Lama This quote by the Dalai...
Why Laziness is a Myth

Why Laziness is a Myth

READ CREATING HAPPINESS LIVING WELL GROW EMPOWER AWE THOUGHTS + EMOTIONS FRIENDS HOME BOOK CONTACT US         I have strong feelings about the word lazy. Growing up in a Korean family that valued hard work, academic achievement, and productivity,...
How Nouns Cause Anxiety

How Nouns Cause Anxiety

I was talking with some fellow counsellors about teens and anxiety. We were talking about high achieving teens who seem to be having a lot of trouble coping with stress and anxiety when, on the surface, it seems they are doing well in all aspects of their lives. Lots...
When We Don’t Know Why Something Happened

When We Don’t Know Why Something Happened

When strange or anomalous events happen to us, we try and try to find the cause.  It can bug us until we feel satisfied with an answer that makes sense to us, and it’s really hard sometimes to just accept that we might never know “why”. Still, we keep trying and...