Live Your Dreams

Many of us have a dream, but too often we diminish them or put them on hold because the timing is not right. As time goes on our dreams take a back seat and are eventually forgotten. Now is the time to dust off those dreams and live the life we are meant to have. Step […]

Boost Your Spirit

Confidence in Self, Calgary

Here are some quick tools that will help you enhance your mood when you are feeling stressed or down. Look for the positives. Find things to appreciate throughout your day. Laugh. Find ways to make yourself laugh, whether it is watching a sitcom on TV or cuing up YouTube. Laughter creates a chemical reaction that […]

My child has ADHD Now What? See Your Doctor

Talk to Your Doctor, ADHD, Calgary

Learning that your child has ADHD can be overwhelming. Many parents are often at a loss of what to do next. First, be sure you have had a thorough, comprehensive assessment that investigated your child’s learning and attention? If not, it is very difficult to definitively diagnose ADHD because there may be other underlying reasons […]

My child has ADHD Now What?

My Child Has ADHD, Now What?

 After receiving their child’s diagnosis of ADHD, many parents ask, “Now what?” Unsure of where to turn for help, parents rely on the internet, aka “Dr. Google,” to get information. However, there is so much information that parents become overwhelmed and feel at a loss of what to do next. This list will help you […]

Surviving the Holidays

Koru Family Psychology, Holidays

TRULY MAKING THE HOLIDAYS THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR Holidays are meant to be the best time of the year. While we daydream about what the holidays should look like, we all know this can be the most stressful time of year. We often wear ourselves down by overbooking our days, spending too much, […]

Message From Your Heart

At the gym a couple of weeks ago, I heard a piece from a song saying “I don’t work for free” and “Please take care of me.” I didn’t listen to the rest, assuming it was a love song… a woman singing to her partner to attend to her more. My brain immediately turned to […]

How to be the perfect parent

I know that there is no such thing as a perfect parent. And yet. And yet, I seem to always expect it of myself and beat myself up relentlessly over it whenever I am anything less than, well, perfect.

Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you are worthy of the trip. ~ Glenn Beck

Are you limiting how much you love your child?

I have always known… and even lectured others… that we need to love ourselves before we can love others. It wasn’t until I (re)read Brene Brown’s comment this week about how our love for our children is limited by our own self-love that I stopped dead in my tracks. Although I had read it before, […]