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Shame, the Inner-Critic, and the Costs of Carrying the Burden Alone – Part 2: Breaking the Cycle

Written by Jesse Ross, RCC at Hollyburn Family Services   What can I do to Escape This Pattern? As mentioned in the previous article, this is a broad and important subject. This article will serve as a brief overview of some of the explorations that I do with clients as well as a few strategies […]

Shame, the Inner-Critic, and the Costs of Carrying the Burden Alone.

Written by Jesse Ross, Registered Clinical Counsellor at Hollyburn Family Services. This will be a two-part series. In today‚Äôs article, I will briefly speak about shame and the inner-critic that many of us carry. I will then talk about the cost of carrying these burdens. In the next article, I will talk about how one […]

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Self-Care: Giving Yourself Permission to Say No

Managing stress during uncertain and unprecedented times can be as simple as giving yourself permission to say no. Self-care has become the buzz word of younger new-world generations navigating the wake of their boomer parents and grandparents. For many, self-care means taking time out for a pleasurable, relaxing activity. It might mean spending more time […]