Hey Atlantic Canada, what’s holding us back?

I am the daughter of immigrants who came to Atlantic Canada with nothing.  My parents were able to create something special on the banks of the Miramichi River through hard work and determination.  What was the secret of their success? I challenge that a significant factor was their experiences as children.  Growing up during World War II in Holland imprinted that when times got tough, they had no choice but to work through the challenges.  They knew that they didn’t need much … Read More

Try a new approach to healthy living!

A curiosity and interest to support healthy living. My background is based on a career as a dietitian. As a dietitian, I had a focus on healthy lifestyle practices. Food. Exercise. Meditation. But there was always something missing. How to resolve the triggers to stressful reactive patterns?   I have an MBA and organizational behaviour theory certainly plays a role. However, this is conversation is not about degrees and certificates.  I have a lot of experience with volunteer organizations and a … Read More

Breaking the cycle of reactive parenting using Logosynthesis.

Losing my cool as a parent! I am not proud to admit that I can get stuck in ‘reactive parenting’ mode. As a parent, I truly want to do a great job raising my children. However, I admit that I get stressed.  I have been known to raise my voice and lose my cool when things don’t go as I feel they should.  I know what I should be doing and how to do it but in the moment, all … Read More

How to realize your potential using Logosynthesis

Realize your potential in work and life. Healthy living is not about running the furthest or looking the best.  It is about enjoying life with vigour and engaging in meaningful relationships.  It is about finding peace, contentment and fulfillment right where we are.  In order to do this, we need to acknowledge that emotional events from the past shape how we see the here and now.  They trigger feelings of fear the future and pain about the past.  They limit … Read More

Is stress controlling your life?

Everyday life can get busy and feel overwhelming. It can be common to think that stress is controlling your life. When you are stressed out, you tend to react with habitual, patterned behaviours.  It is common to look back at a situation and say ‘Oh no!  I did it again!’.  Despite your best resolve to change, you continue to repeat unwanted behaviours.   You don’t need to stay stuck in stressful patterns. Logosynthesis is a powerful psychotherapeutic and coaching model … Read More

Welcome to The Healthy Living Plan!

Introducing Logosynthesis as part of your healthy living plan. Welcome to The Healthy Living Plan! This website is dedicated to using Logosynthesis to both identify and resolve the stress triggers (in the form of mental imagery) that can keep you stuck in stressful patterns. Our focus is to support you in everyday work and life through leadership and personal development. You will learn how to reduce stress and anxiety and to enjoy life more fully!! Do you feel like stress … Read More

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