How Divorce Affects Children's Mental Health

Help your children cope with the psychological stress of divorce. Learn the consequences of divorce on your children and why you may need a professional divorce counselling service in St. Albert, Alberta. Call Living Well by Design for more information.

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Wendy Hart
Successful Marriage Communication Techniques

Making a marriage work requires effort. Effective communication goes a long way to help spouses understand each other and achieve a deeper level of intimacy. Communication can be difficult at times, but there are some proven techniques to maintain a successful, stable marriage:

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Wendy Hart
Six Signs of a Toxic Friendship

Having friends is an important aspect of a person’s social environment. Unfortunately, some friends are more trouble than they’re worth. If you find that a friend is causing you anguish, you may want to take time to assess your own emotional well-being, and seek guidance.

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Wendy Hart
Simple Ways to Make Your Partner Happy

Sometimes we get so caught up in our busy lives, we forget to make our partner feel special and appreciated. Fortunately, you don’t need to exhaust yourself to express your love. Here are some simple ways to make your partner happy:


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Wendy Hart
Dealing with Depression: Tips to Help You Cope

Depression is a difficult condition to live with; it can sap hope and energy, and make it difficult to handle everyday tasks. There are some things you can do to mitigate its effects and take more control of your life. Follow these tips to help cope with living with depression, and seek a reliable counselor you trust to learn new skills and mitigate damage from this condition.

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Wendy Hart
Signs You Have Anxiety

Anxiety can be disruptive and make it difficult to sleep, focus, and function. It can impede your ability to work and fulfill family obligations. Anxiety is different from an anxiety disorder, which is an umbrella term for various conditions including panic, social anxiety, and phobias. If you experience the following symptoms, you may have anxiety or an anxiety disorder; counselling can help.

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Wendy Hart
Types of Toxic Coworkers and How to Deal with Them

Close proximity and frequent interactions with toxic people in the workplace can be detrimental to both physical and mental health. Exposure to harmful behaviour can cause chronic stress and frustration and make you question your self-worth. The actions of toxic individuals range from annoying to abusive. Learn to recognize their behaviours and deal them accordingly.

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Wendy Hart