Toronto Stress Management Coach

Based in Toronto since 2007, my counseling practice employs a variety of techniques and strategies for stress management, mind mastery, and life management coaching. I bring more than 20 years of experience in the mental health field to the task of helping you find peace and happiness in life, as well as an eclectic mixture […]

Resistance To Reason

Resistance to change is pervasive, most commonly due to preconceived notions of reality and deeply ingrained belief systems. While it is true that your reality is very real for you, in fact, it may not correspond to the real world at all. This is where fact and feelings can collide, creating cognitive dissonance, which results […]

Why We Resist Change To Our Belief Systems

Children learn many things while growing up, both good and bad. Behaviors are learned and beliefs are deeply implanted from a very young age, both consciously and unconsciously. As a result, these beliefs and behaviors become the foundation upon which we build our lives as adults. Changing the very foundation upon which you live is […]

The Danger Of Emotional Attachment

What happens if you don’t get the house you’ve always dreamed of? Or the perfect job, the perfect car, or the perfect life partner? Can you still live with yourself if you “fail” in acquiring these things? What damage might you be doing to your self-image if you constantly “fail” at acquiring all of these […]

The Foundation Of A Healthy Relationship

There is one, and only one, type of healthy relationship to have, whether in business, a friendship, or romantic. The only type of relationship worth having is a relationship on your terms. You set the parameters for a relationship and the other person either accepts or rejects them. If their terms conflict with yours, no […]

The Biggest Communication Mistakes Of Couples

Good communication can make or break a relationship. Even if everything else is good between you and you partner, if you don’t communicate on a regular basis, your relationship will flat line. The following are some of the biggest communication mistakes that couples make: 1. Checking out. It can be challenging with the distractions of […]

What Makes A Happy Marriage?

It’s easy to get swept away in the romance of a new relationship, but what makes a fulfilling and lasting marriage? Most of us have seen couples that are madly in love and can’t get enough of each other. Most of us have also seen the flip side with couples that end up in a […]

7 Ways To Become A Love Magnet

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, most of us want more love. For anyone who feels that love is running dry or that there is not enough to go around, know that love is abundant and available. The secret is you have to learn how to give it in order to get it. And […]

3 Questions You Must Ask For Lasting Love

How do you really know if he or she is The One? Is it just a strong feeling or is any of it based in logic? Have you heard those stories of people recognizing “soulmate” and wondering how on earth they can know for sure? Surprisingly, lasting love does go beyond emotions and has some […]

What If Your Love Story Isn’t A Fairy Tale?

When you are in love, a profound change occurs inside you. And it is not just the chemical reaction and strong feelings, but a change in how you think and see the world. It can be a huge transition for a single person who is accustomed to thinking for “me” to start thinking in a […]