addictions counselling and employment counselling

i am currently taking a course on “core addictions practice”, a soon-to-be required course for people wanting to practice in the addictions field in our health authority. since i also work in the field of employment counselling, i thought it would be interesting to think about how ideas from addictions counselling can be applied to… Continue reading addictions counselling and employment counselling

health month

for the month of october, i’ve played something called healthmonth. it is a fun, useful and well-thought-out site where you can establish health rules you’d like to follow and then keep track of how you’re doing. from the site: health month is all about designing your own health rules, and then trying to stick to… Continue reading health month

“just stop it!” comments on alcoholism

back in august, i wrote a little post about addictions. here are two things commenters had to say: #1  thanks for sharing this. i believe too much alcohol can’t help you better to stop it, you have to love your health and love your life. do something better, you can do physical activities instead of… Continue reading “just stop it!” comments on alcoholism

purple wednesday, with a story

okay, so here’s my purple story. many years ago, i bought myself a nice, comfy, fleecy track suit. i came home with it and proudly paraded it in front of my husband. he gave me one look and didn’t talk to me for two days. at the end of the two days, i finally found… Continue reading purple wednesday, with a story