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Conversations with Gottman Therapist Winnipeg

Here you will find conversations on topics that matter: nutrition, stress, sleep, relationships, movement, and, my favourite topic, habits...
A Call To Rebrand Mental Health

A Call To Rebrand Mental Health

I much prefer using the term Emotional Health rather than mental health. It made me curious how the term mental health came about. So, I dived into the research a bit deeper to find out how and why it brings such a bad stigma about it. How the term mental health...

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Holding ourselves accountable to simplify

Holding ourselves accountable to simplify

It’s common for clients to come into my office and tell me how they just want peace and simplicity in their lives. They are tired of the daily grind. When clients share how they want to simplify, I challenge them and ask “What steps have been taken towards...

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Is it possible to balance our work and personal lives?

Is it possible to balance our work and personal lives?

I am excited to head into May as we say goodbye to the grays of winter and hello to the bright greens of spring and summer. Yet I do also hold some melancholy as I will miss the silence, peace, and solitude that the winter season brings us. The winter months call out...

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Practising Self-Love Boundaries By Trusting Yourself More

Practising Self-Love Boundaries By Trusting Yourself More

I don't know about you, but I sometimes envision God looking down at me from the heavens and laughing hysterically. She or He is nodding his head back and forth, saying, "Oh, Luella...you poor thing, if only you would just..." Me: Trust myself more? God: Yes. How many...

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What Body Shaming Does for You

What Body Shaming Does for You

Micro Problem linked to their dream goal: Hating your body or even parts of your body is a recipe for a joyless life for both you and your lifetime partner. Therefore men have the running joke “Never tell your wife you look fat in that dress” or “Never tell her why...

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Scared to be Alone but Not Wanting to Leave the Home

Scared to be Alone but Not Wanting to Leave the Home

The baby boomer generation (born between the years of 1946 and 1964) has caused a considerable rise in 55+ and assisted living residences to accommodate the elderly moving out of their primary homes. But how about the baby boomers who don’t want to leave their primary...

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How to Help Your Kids Emotionally, Mentally, and Spiritually

How to Help Your Kids Emotionally, Mentally, and Spiritually

Want to ensure your kids will grow up to be happy, successful adults? Do you also want to ensure they become confident individuals? Do you remind them that kindness to themselves is just as important to those they meet? Perhaps you dream of them being the athlete you...

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