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The Power of Your Mind: Your future is NOW!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2011 in Counselling Blog, counsellors victoria bc, Power of Your Mind | 0 comments

The Power of Your Mind Series  Today: Your future is now! You might as well make it Good! As the New Year approaches many people think about the future and about plans to make changes. Every year right after New Year’s I notice that my fitness center is really busy and in about 2 weeks it goes back to normal volume. With the regulars and a few new folks staying with it. It makes me wonder why people do that! Why do people sabotage themselves? Why do people wait until the new year for a new start? Maybe this would be a good article for the...

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React or Respond – Your Option

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in Counselling Blog, counselling Victoria BC | 0 comments

  React or Respond – What do you want to be? By Gregg Turner PhD – November 28, 2011 How do you deal with challenging situations?   How do you cope with things that go on in your life that you may not “like”?  Do you react to people and situations that occur, especially when you feel, think, hear, and see them differently than others?  These are some good reflective questions here.  Let us start with the difference between “reacting” and “responding”.  “Reacting” is like a pure...

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The Power of Your Mind: The Power of Thankfulness

Posted by on Oct 10, 2011 in Counselling Blog, counsellors victoria bc, Power of Your Mind | 0 comments

The Power of Your Mind Series Today: Thanks and Forgiving!   For people in Canada, this is our Thanksgiving.  So Happy Thanksgiving to All! When you think about it, every day is a good day to offer thanks, gratitude, and appreciation.  Why not?  Every time we express our thanks we are contributing to a positive energy flow in our body and also for those around us. From a physical perspective, thanks creates more calmness in our muscles and with less stress/tension and more relaxation we automatically provide better circulation in our...

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The Power of Your Mind: Beyond Right or Wrong

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 in Counselling Blog, counsellors victoria bc, Power of Your Mind | 1 comment

The Power of Your Mind Series Today: Beyond Right or Wrong!   I recently came across a quote that gave me a powerful idea!  I modified it to this: “Beyond the place of Right Doing or Wrong Doing, there is a beautiful field that is full of opportunities, fun, joy, ideas, potential, life and well being…” This is a powerful concept when you apply it to your life! I’m going to ask you to take a moment to really embrace this idea. Now, take 3 nice deep breaths to relax and then take a moment to just contemplate the concept right now, after...

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The Power of Hope

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in Counselling Blog, Power of Your Mind | 0 comments

The Power of Your Mind Series Today: The Power of Being Hopeful Hope is defined in the dictionary as:  1. The feeling that, what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best. (The opposite would be to give up hope!  Of course that does not work out very well for us.) As a verb it is something (or a feeling) to look forward to, with desire and reasonable confidence.   Or something to believe, desire, or trust. When we look at it in this light, being full of Hope, is a good thing!  Especially when you consider the opposite!...

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The Power of Your Mind

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011 in Counselling Blog, Power of Your Mind | 0 comments

The Power of Your Mind I am inspired by the thought of how powerful our minds are and how we can actually achieve our highest of goals. Sometimes I find that the achieving of a goal takes longer than I planned; or more accurately, longer than I wanted it too!  How about you?  I think we can all relate to this in some way. So what do I, you, and we do about this challenge?  We deal with it in a plethora of different ways, from: the useful and productive to the ones that cause anxiety, stress, sadness or any number of negative emotions.  ...

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