Thursday, March 7, 2024

"Let's Go Oilers!" - As die hard Edmonton hockey fans know following their home team comes with significant emotional investment that has implications for moods at home and work.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Approaching retirement is a mixed bag of emotions and practical concerns. There's the question of whether your finances will hold up, and then there's the more personal one about who you'll be without your job. Retirement is exciting yet nerve-wracking.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Many clients talk about losses, a pattern recently is of clients who have lost beloved pets, dogs and cats. Their mourning is real, their furry friends have spent "a heck of a long time with us" they say.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Funerals may be delayed or changed due to public health restrictions but what is the significance of a ritual anyway? What function does a funeral play? How do we grieve and what would you need or others?

Friday, May 1, 2020

"He's gone to a better place" Ahhh . . . People mean well when they offer us solace.  But have you ever found that certain stock phrases, like "We are all in this together!" fail to offer the comfort people wish us to have . . .

Monday, April 20, 2020

Did you ever think you'd be living through a pandemic? Working at home? On furlough? Not being able to see your extended family members and friends due to quarantine, lock down or flattening the curve measures?

Another day at work - all I do is work! - Ever say that to yourself? What does it mean? Are you tired? Getting enough sleep? Bored in your job? The monotony of the constant cycle of ....

If your co-worker is more productive, why should you care?

Ever say? . . . My co-worker is more productive than me or Why does he get all the glory? . . . He is ruining my job and my life!
Our statements and questions about work can reveal are..