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5 Key Tips for Navigating Marriage, Divorce, and Personal Growth

Posted on 07/02/2024 in Couples Counselling, Divorce, Relationships, Separation

Marriage is a significant milestone for many, with 90% of individuals marrying by age 50. However, up to 50% of these marriages end in divorce. This highlights the challenges of maintaining a lifelong partnership. This guide offers practical advice on strengthening your bond with your partner, understanding when it's time to part ways, and moving forward with grace. 1. Understanding Marriage and Divorce Prevalence The reality that half of all marriages may not last highlights the need for couples to approach their union with clear expectations and a commitment to work together. This statistic serves as a reminder to actively… Read More Here!

 

5 Tips to Help with Social Anxiety

Posted on 04/01/2024 in Anxiety

In a world fueled by social connections, navigating social situations can be challenging for those dealing with social anxiety. The worry about others' perceptions and the resulting unease can make it difficult to engage comfortably. This blog post aims to provide five practical tips for overcoming social anxiety and cultivating a more fulfilling social life. 1. Try Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Among the various psychotherapeutic approaches, cognitive-behavioural therapy stands out as a valuable method for addressing social anxiety. This form of therapy involves restructuring thoughts and emotions related to a situation, ultimately leading to behavioural modifications. It is important to recognize… Read More Here!

 

7 Ways to Master the Growth Mindset for Back-to-School Success

Posted on 31/08/2023 in Children, Parenting, Students, University

As the new school year approaches, the excitement and dread of a new educational journey start to fill the air. Beyond the textbook and assignments lies a hidden realm of psychological factors that significantly impact our success. Hint: our IQ and aptitude scores play very little roles in our academic and personal successes. Whether you’re a student, teacher, or parent, we’re here to help you learn what fixed and growth mindsets are, and how you can use this information to be the best learner you can be while cultivating a culture of perseverance and resilience. Growth vs Fixed Mindsets Fixed… Read More Here!

 

Vaginismus: Pain with Penetration

Posted on 04/07/2023 in Couples Counselling, Sexual Issues

What is vaginismus? Vaginismus is the involuntary contraction of the vaginal muscles, making penetration very painful and often impossible. It can interfere with a person’s ability to have penetrative sex and can even happen anytime anything comes near the vaginal entrance, including tampons and fingers.  It can lead to feelings of hopelessness, as it is not a voluntary condition. There is a global impression that everyone is having sex, so it is also a very isolating condition. Symptoms include pain that usually goes away with withdrawal but not always. This can lead to a loss of sexual desire. In order… Read More Here!

 

9 Strategies for Managing Stress in University: A Student’s Guide

Posted on 30/05/2023 in Anxiety, Stress Management, University

Embarking on your university experience can be exciting as you will have the opportunity to meet new people from different backgrounds, make new friends, learn new things, and study an area of interest in more detail. While university can be exciting, it can also come with a fair share of stress and challenges that one has to work through.  University brings on a fast-paced and demanding environment where it is crucial to be able to develop effective strategies to be able to deal with stress. This can help create a more balanced, exciting, and rewarding experience for yourself. This blog… Read More Here!