Category: Confidence

Dealing with Difficult Personalities During the Holidays

Ahh, the holidays.  Christmas trees, Santa, Reindeer, the Three Wise Men, Snowmen, etc….

This time of year is supposed to be one of happiness, family, and festivity.  However, it can also be one of sadness, loneliness, and depression.  The holidays can be extremely difficult for a number of reasons.  For the next few weeks, we will be highlighting some helpful tips for getting through this season of cheer. Read more

Growing Pains of Change

When my good friend and colleague Dr. Bodden asked me if I would like to contribute to our blog, I spent some time thinking about what I would like to discuss.  I have a lot of thoughts and a lot of opinions!  After thinking over topics for some time, I decided to discuss something close to home.  Dr. Bodden’s most recent blog post referencing embracing opportunities felt like the perfect jumping off point for this current blog post I am sharing.

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Ready. Set. Breathe.

For more information, tips and skills from Dr. Bodden, check out her blog at: Ready. Set. Breathe.

Direct Links to Articles Below:

Ready. Set. Breathe. – Dr. Bodden discusses the benefits of relaxation and walks you through her favourite type of Deep Breathing.

Think Happy. Be Happy. – Cognitive Restructuring is one of the main techniques in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.  Here Dr. Bodden shows you how to take control of your thoughts and increase postivity.

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep – Sleep is important to allow our body to rest and recharge.  Dr. Bodden gives you strategies that you can use today for a better sleep tonight.

Assertiveness – The Art of Effective Communication – Dr. Bodden outlines the different Communication Styles and outlines Assertiveness to help you by more effective in your relationships and daily interactions with others.

Fair Fighting to Build Relationships – Here Dr. Bodden takes it a step further to walk you through helpful strategies to resolve conflicts and improve relationships.

Radical Acceptance – How to Not Cry Over Spilt Milk – Sometimes there are situations that we must deal with that are out of our control.  Here Dr. Bodden discussed Radical Acceptance to help you accept the circumstances and move through the situation.

The Gifts of Gratitude – Give Thanks. Get Happy. – Gratitude is a great way to increase our positive focus and energy.  Dr. Bodden outlines the practice of Gratitude and how to incorporate it into your daily routine.

These and more are available on Dr. Bodden’s website!

Intro to Psychological Assessment for Parents: What to Expect

Often I get questions from parents and other caregivers who are inquiring about assessments in our practice.  Most commonly, …

Fall 2019 Group Therapy Programs!

OnCourse Cayman is proud to announce THREE new Group Therapy Programs this Fall! Teen Power Tools for Life EAP Group Calling …

Divorce and the Holidays

For the past few weeks, we have been giving tips to help the holidays remain a time of happiness and cheer.  As a psychologist …