People know stress is a problem. People know that they should do something about stress to stay healthy. Many don’t. Canadians are working longer hours and living more frantic lives. This download will help you to identify individual sources of stress and how to find the right responses that fit your lifestyle. You will be given many helpful tools and strategies that will enable you to better cope with and manage your stress.
People know they should do something to prevent bullying. Many don’t. As a result, many children are becoming victims of bullying. These children often develop anxiety and low self-esteem. This download will help educators and people alike define what a bully and a victim are and will also discuss what parents and schools can do if a child is being bullied or if a child is a bully.
Everyone experiences stress; some stress pushes us to strive harder and some stress debilitates us. I wrote this stress management workshop to help individuals learn how to identify their physical, behavioural and emotional symptoms of stress. This download will also teach you how to keep a stress diary as a means of identifying what factors cause you stress and to what degree. After learning what induces your personal stress, you will be provided with a variety of strategies and techniques that will help you to manage your stress better.
As a parent, communicating with your adolescent can sometimes be difficult and unrewarding. Adolescence is a time when a child struggles to gain freedom, responsibility and self- control. These struggles are often at the expense of a parents’ relationship with their teenager. This download will provide you with some helpful tips on how to improve your communication and relationship with your teenager. It will also outline what is typical teenage behaviour thus allowing you to feel that what you are experiencing is “normal.”
When you have a positive relationship with your child, discipline is so much easier. This download will give parents techniques to use to develop and maintain positive relationships with their children.
Many more mother’s are finding themselves back in the work force while raising young children. They are now faced with something that most father’s are faced with- how to balance work and family. This download will provide you with solutions on how to manage your time better, how to make the transition from work to home, getting organized, avoiding the morning rush, communicating with family members, time management and food for the working family. I developed this workshop after I had my 1st child and went back to work 6 weeks later. Getting organized and managing my time better became my new projects. Following the ideas set out in this download, I found myself more relaxed and able to accomplish what I set out to do. I recommend this to anyone who’s trying to do a juggling act.
If anger is left inside and not expressed, then it grows, festers and eventually begins to control your life. I developed this Anger Management download as a way to help give you an outlet to express your feelings as well as a way to resolve them.This exercise is appropriate for adults as well as children.
My clients have been using this simple exercise for years and have found it to be an easy and relatively quick way of dealing with their anger.
Children gain a sense of security by having a predictable day and structured daily routines. Having set times for meals, times to be quiet, bath time, bedtimes etc… is especially important for young children. This download will give parents tips to gaining predictability in the morning and at night, it will encourage chores and family meals.
Disciplining is a positive act of parenting which if done right, encourages children, teaches children and helps them develp the ability to solve problems. This download will explore natural and logical consequences, active listening and ways to establish routines and structure.
Are you having trouble solving problems in your relationship? Are you not feeling heard by your partner? Do your fights get out of control and often don’t have a resolution? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then this exercise on how to solve conflict in your marriage/relationship will be helpful. One of the main difficulties that couples encounter is the ability to communicate effectively. In my practice I have found that one of the common goals that most couples share is learning how to resolve conflict. This download has proven to be extremely helpful by teaching individuals how to fight fair and how to validate each other’s feelings.
Self esteem is your self- image or how you feel about yourself. With high self esteem you can be the person you want to be. Self esteem gives children the confidence to embrace life’s many challenges. This download will give you strategies to help children like themselves and ways to build and maintain personal self esteem.
When parents decide to separate, it can be a very confusing time for the family. To make the transition easier, this download provides parents with guidelines of what and how to tell their children about the separation. It also helps parents to understand what to expect from their child i.e. their reactions, how to help them cope with their reactions and how to protect children from parental conflict.