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Archive for June, 2019

The Effects of Public Shaming on Mental Health: What You Need to Know for Your Therapist Career

In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the character of Hester Prynne is publicly shamed for having a child out of wedlock (Clausen, 2018). Made to stand in the town square and then wear a red letter “A” on her clothes, she was forever shamed by those around her, living in isolation for...
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How to Help Clients Navigate a New Promotion During Your Life Coach Career

Oftentimes, when people think of their career progression, they might envision quickly reaching a coveted promotion or finally becoming a manager. Sometimes the promotion takes longer than we want it to. In fact, a recent survey found that “more than 75% of Gen Z members believe they should be...
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Want to Become a Wellness Counsellor? Discover These 3 Benefits of Meditation

If you’re studying wellness counselling, it’s important to understand the broad array of tools you can use to improve your clients’ wellbeing. One powerful tool that wellness counsellors can utilize in their practice is meditation. Meditation has roots going back thousands of years, and in the...
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What Counselling Therapists Should Know About the Arrival Fallacy

In our goal-oriented world, it’s not uncommon to hear someone say that they’ll be happy once they secure a coveted promotion, gain that much-desired raise, or even become famous. In fact, according to one recent study, for over 80% of millennials, becoming rich is one of their greatest ambitions...
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Helping Clients Overcome Feelings of Shame with the Help of Addictions Counsellor Training

Shame and addiction are closely related. People who feel high levels of shame, for example, are more likely to develop an addiction to drinking or gambling (Bilevicius, E. et al., 2018). Such feelings can lead to a negative circle whereby the addiction causes shame and that sense of shame in turn...
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