How Often Do You Try to SAVE others?

Unhealthy caretaking, can sometimes be categorized as what I call, “saviour energy”. To be a saviour is to take responsibility for others while neglecting responsibility for ourselves. If we feel overly responsible for others feelings, thoughts, choices, problems, comfort, and destiny, we may be unhealthy caretakers. We may buy into...

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: Supporting Individuals Experiencing Bereavement and Loss

Empirically-Based Method for supporting you through bereavement and loss. Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) is used with clients experiencing bereavement (Romanoff, 2012) and has been empirically shown to support bereaved individuals struggling with prolonged, complicated grief. Making Space For Your Grief ACT uses several methods to increase psychological flexibility around...

Three Tools For Self-Regulation

  First off, What is Self-Regulation? Self regulation involves controlling one's behaviour, emotions, and thoughts in the pursuit of long-term goals. More specifically, emotional self-regulation refers to the ability to manage disruptive emotions and impulses. The reason I am writing about these tools, is because I have had to use...