Posts filed under: anxiety

The more I work with clients, the more that I realize that I am often striving a balance between understanding one’s inner speech and their ability to be present. To be more specific; it is important to increase your cognitive...
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Well, it has been awhile since I last wrote a post and I felt it was time to get back to writing. A lot has happened since I my last entry back in March, 2016. I am in my 5th...
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Well I am at a blog posting milestone. It took me parts of 4 years of writing but this post will my 200th on my website www.shawnmcnabbcounselling.com.  It has been quite a journey both professionally and personally to continue to shape my...
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You might hear mindfulness in terms as the new buzz word in the counselling field. There are many definitions out there and its origins date back to earliest Buddhist history. To be mindful is to really be aware of your...
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I wanted to write a quick blog to encourage those out there that feel they are struggling and aren’t sure how to get on track. I wanted to remind you that there are many counselling options in Surrey. Whether you...
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Recently I have worked on a couple of situations in which individuals were suffering from the effects of anxiety. A common thread that individuals have shared is that they often feel that they are about to have a heart attack....
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January can be a difficult month.  I often call it the ‘in-between’ month. Just past winter break and still looking ahead to spring. In Surrey we see more rain and darkness than bright sunny skies. We are also just ahead of...
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Over the past couple of years I have been impressed with the public attempts to decrease the historical stigma that has been attached to mental illness.  For example the Vancouver Canucks have are part of an N.H.L. initiative in February and Bell...
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For as long as I can remember, the Labour Day long weekend has been my least favourite, most stressful time of the year for me. Why is this? It triggers memories for me as a child and as a teenager...
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In today’s Province Newspaper I noticed an article by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen about ways to reduce your stress. Aside from anti anxiety medication that may be prescribed by your doctor and a dose of your favourite ‘guilty...
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