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Being present is more than just showing up

When was the last time you were somewhere or with someone and really embraced being there? I was lucky enough to be on Chesterman’s Beach near Tofino this summer.  The sound, feel, smell and sight of the surf, sand, sun and milieu of people swimming, surfing, biking, sand sailing, and kite flying was truly [...]

2019-08-27T19:32:32+00:00August 27th, 2019|Counselling, Parenting, News|1 Comment

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Offered This Summer

UPDATE: MBSRi will be offered in Summer 2019! See below for details: If you experience stress, anxiety, depression or chronic pain, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction informed (MBSRi) group might help. Developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in the 1970s by Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn, MBSRi uses a combination of mindfulness meditation, body awareness and yoga [...]

2019-06-28T18:50:50+00:00June 17th, 2019|Counselling|Comments Off on Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Offered This Summer

Affordable Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

UPDATE: MBSR will be offered again in January 2019! See times and dates below. If you experience stress, anxiety, depression or chronic pain, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) may help. Developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in the 1970s by Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn, MBSR uses a combination of mindfulness meditation, body awareness and yoga [...]

2018-12-18T20:54:55+00:00January 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Affordable Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Working in the Presence of Resilience

By Sarah Rosenfeld, Supervisor, Counselling Services, Catholic Family Service Resilience. What does this word mean and how do we know we have witnessed it in others?  How do we know if we are ourselves resilient? As a counselor with Catholic Family Service, I have the privilege of witnessing and practicing resilience every day. Resilience has been defined [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:05+00:00September 26th, 2016|Counselling|Comments Off on Working in the Presence of Resilience