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When Is it Time for Don Cherry´s Father?
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Making the tough decisions

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March 8th, 2012
When is it time to make a tough decision? How do we do that with kindness and firmness? What is we are afraid of making the wrong decision or of hurting someone including ourselves?

How do we access that deep inner strength?

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The Stepping Stones to Forgiveness
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The Stepping Stones to Forgiveness

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April 7th, 2012
The Stepping Stones to Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a core component in my work with clients. It helps them gain perspective and make large shifts in their relationships with family, friends and coworkers.

Here are a few points to keep in mind when you are relecting on your challenging relationships. Remember, it is all about YOU having peace of mind.

Love Christie
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An Affair - Is this Relationship Over?
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April 12th, 2012
Does a spouse having an affair mean that the relationship is over? Is the situation hopeless? Is there anything left to save?

There can be......
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A Miracle!
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Beauty in Vietnam

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April 22nd, 2012
Today I went to the gym and met an old friend who had a surprise for me........
How to Ease the Pain
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How to Ease the Pain

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April 26th, 2012
In our lives we have found many ways of coping with pain. We deny it. We ignore it or we push it away. All these coping mechanisms serve only to keep what we are defending against. What started out as a way to handle our problems can, in fact, become the problem itself....
Is this the Symptom or the Real Issue?
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Halong Bay in Vietnam

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May 29th, 2012
A story about a plumber and a counsellor and our similarities....
Are You Experiencing "The Silent Treatment?"
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July 17th, 2012
Is the Silent Treatment been a form of communication you are familiar with?

It can be an effective way to communicate but not a good way to connect.

If connection is of interest, there are many other options.
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I Can Do It!
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English Garden

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July 30th, 2012
The messages we give ourselves are ever so powerful. Choose the good ones!...
Maybe - A Zen Buddhist Fable
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September 6th, 2012
“Maybe,” said the farmer.

-A Zen Buddhist Fable

We are often so quick to judge a situation as bad or good. Have you ever noticed that something you thought was the worst thing that could every happen to you turned out rather well? Or that a situation you considered to be wonderful was in fact, a real nightmare?

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Clear Vision November Newsletter
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November 21st, 2012
Find out who you are and figure out what you believe in. Even if it's different from what your neighbors believe in and different from what your parents believe in. Stay true to yourself. Have your own opinion. Don't worry about what people say about you or think about you. Let the naysayers nay. They will eventually grow tired of naying.”
 Ellen DeGeneres, Seriously...I'm Kidding
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Is Money An Emotional Issue?
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Feeling As Though You Are Out On A Financial Ledge?

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December 27th, 2012
Do you spend too much money buying things that are not really necessary?
Do you question why you need to spend so much?
Is excessive spending creating conflict in your marriage or family?

There is a better way.
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Listening - The Way to Connect Through Relationships
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Sadie, the counselling dog, loves to listen!

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March 28th, 2013
How often do we really listen to another person? I am talking about listening without wanting to get our own point across but simply allowing the other person to be the way they are? What would it feel like to do that? How would it feel to receive this?...
Relationship Stress - One Day workshop - Saturday, September 28th
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September 13th, 2013
Would you like an opportunity to understand a current relationship you are engaged in? Would you like to feel more calm and relaxed with this person and have better communication between you? Join us in a small group atmosphere as we offer you tools to connect with the people in your life from a different and more peaceful perspective....
Can our Relationship Survive an Affair?
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A small church in Greece on the wedding day

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September 20th, 2013
You may ask, what good could possibly come from an affair? The betrayal and hurt are overwhelming and you may wonder - How will I ever be able to trust him/her again?"...
Looking Back at Leukemia
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August 28th, 2014
In November 2013 I was diagnosed with a life threatening form of leukemia called Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Within a few days of this diagnosis I was in the hospital on chemotherapy. This is a short account of my experiences....
Relationship Angst - Daytime Group
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September 6th, 2014
Join us in a small group as we look for ways to improve your relationships with others. Learn helpful tools and techniques to help you manage conflict and difficulties in your relationships....
What about this anger?
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The Way Past Anger

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January 4th, 2015
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
~Eckhart Tolle
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No-Body Intensive with Byron Katie - A Review
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June 29th, 2015
A review of Byron Katie's 5 day No-Body Intensive workshop - June 2015....
How Can You Increase Your Happiness?
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Happiness Is Your Birthright

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January 5th, 2016
Explore how you can increase your happiness, joy, and fulfillment with the following 10 practices. On a personal note, I found these ideas to be very constructive and helpful. I hope you do as well....
Shame, Blame and Disrespect and what to do about them
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November 20th, 2016
Have you wondered whether your relationship is over because of something that has happened? Perhaps it could just be the beginning of a new and deeper relationship with this person....
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