Seeing the waters clearly: A lesson of change

It has taken several months to come to this decision and it is no easier to write it now than when we first discussed it in the safety of our living room. We will be closing the physical space of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic and Sea Glass Psychological Services and providing all services via video [...]

5 Skillful Habits to help you let go of self-blame

I'm often asked about "letting go." You know how it is. There's an incident with someone - a friend, a family member, a boss, a colleague at work. For the most part we tend to be able to deal with the situation, even if it's not as satisfactorily resolved as we would like. Then, in [...]

Myths of Mindfulness: Follow your bliss

There are a number of myths about the intent and practice of mindfulness. They tend to arise from the paradoxical nature of concepts and practice. On the one hand we teach that staying in the moment is important; yet we know we need to be forward-looking. In fact, the very reason we try the practice [...]