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How Much Happy Is in Your Holidays ?
How Much Happy Is in Your Holidays ?

~Happy Holidays~ Each year, around this time, many of my clients express to me their uneasiness about the holiday season. Many enter the season holding sadness about a missing family member, pain about unresolved relationships, and uncertainty about what to do to...

Do You Give Too Much?      
Do You Give Too Much?      

What if you had insights into your earliest experiences in life, to give you clues for why you need what you do in your relationships?  What the body remembers leaves clues for the challenges we face today. Lauren came into my office wanting to explore what had...

Our Earliest Imprint
Our Earliest Imprint

Our most deeply ingrained lessons about how to be in relationship develop in the womb. From the moment of conception we develop in relationship. The experience in the womb shapes the brain and lays the groundwork for personality and emotional temperament. Did you know...

How Your Family Imprint Affects Your Relationship Choices
How Your Family Imprint Affects Your Relationship Choices

Interview with Stacey Brookman during the Emotional Abuse Recovery and Resilience Summit If you enjoyed this video perhaps you would enjoy this article: Why Many Marriages Fizzle Out and What You Can Do About It In under 12 minutes listen to this audio to strengthen...

Our Parents Within Us
Our Parents Within Us

As the workshop began, Sandra shared that the therapist she worked with last year suggested cutting off the relationship  with her parents because it was too stressful for her to keep engaging with them. The truth is the connection to our parents can’t be cut off.   ...

How To Resolve Painful Patterns From Past Generations
How To Resolve Painful Patterns From Past Generations

In this episode we talk about - What influences relationship choices on a subconscious level How do our earliest experience influence how we show up in our relationships The hidden elements feed frustration and/or distance in long term relationships When there is hurt...

Anxiety & Our Children
Anxiety & Our Children

What is behind the rising epidemic of anxiety in children today? Learn about what YOU can do to support your child.   If you enjoyed this article perhaps you would enjoy this audio: How DNA Influences Your Child

Celebrating Father’s Day With Your Emotionally Distant Dad
Celebrating Father’s Day With Your Emotionally Distant Dad

When I see my husband play with our son, I can clearly see how much has changed within just one generation related to how emotionally available father’s are to their children. His own father overwhelmed with work and providing for the family matched with emotional...

How Your DNA Influences Your Child
How Your DNA Influences Your Child

How Your DNA Influences Your Child with Debbie Pokornik of Vibrant, Powerful Moms Show If you enjoyed listening o this interview perhaps you would enjoy this video as well: What You Need to Know to Change Your Child’s Behaviour  

Your Life Leaves Clues
Your Life Leaves Clues

I met Heather at a time when she felt unappreciated at work and most of time felt that her boss favoured her colleagues and ignored her. From the water cooler to the lunchroom to her office she spent most of the day feeling left out out the loop. Her work environment...

How The Stories in Your Family Affect Your Love Life
How The Stories in Your Family Affect Your Love Life

“He walks through life as if he’s under a black cloud. When he comes home from work, the whole house feels heavier.  And I can never get him to spend any money on anything besides essentials.” Monica’s list of complaints about the man with whom she shares her life -...

Rebuilding Love After An Affair
Rebuilding Love After An Affair

Holly sends in her question to The Family Imprint show asking what to do after discovering her husband's affair. She wants to rebuild trust and get to an even stronger place in her marriage after infidelity.

Misbehaviour or Stressed Behaviour ?
Misbehaviour or Stressed Behaviour ?

On the Family Imprint Show: Is It Really Misbehavior or Is It Stress-Behavior ? What if we started to look at how our kids are reacting to life as stressed behavior? What are they trying to tell us with how they're reacting? With how they're responding to life?

Why I never “battled” cancer
Why I never “battled” cancer

written by Jivan Dios Galfvensjö "Cancer didn’t just happen to me. It took time. I remember something within me trying to talk to me long before it decided to go it’s own way and become cancer. It yelled and screamed. It made me uncomfortable. It made me sad. It cried...

Escape the Stress that Runs in the Background
Escape the Stress that Runs in the Background

She woke up feeling hazy with a lingering flash of hope that it had all been a dream ...  when all the ugly details came flooding in - the hurtful things he had said, what that triggered in her and her infuriated responses to it all.  Its as if they each stepped into...

World Peace … One Family at a Time
World Peace … One Family at a Time

You can’t turn on the News without questioning what is happening here?  How can people treat each other this way?  Even if you intentionally avoid the News, you still catch glimpses of current events on a radio blurb or something your scroll by on social media or even...

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