Hi there. My name is Ashley, and I am a social worker and therapist. I am also a Torontonian, a cat/animal lover, and tea enthusiast. Each and every one of us has a story, multiple stories [...]
Mindfulness is not an escape from life. Instead, it is seen as a gateway into the experience of connecting and living happily with others. Through the practice of mindfulness, emotional [...]
From the very first days of Kindergarten we are taught to watch our words, for, as we are told, our words hold tremendous power. The mantra, “If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything [...]
Sadness can be one of the most challenging emotions to experience. Sadness can hit us like a brick wall. Sometimes it arrives out of nowhere - overwhelming, all-consuming, debilitating, raw [...]
Depression is a symptom of a bigger issue. It is a sign that there is something out of balance in the body. In order to eliminate depression, the cause of it must be identified and treated.