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Calgary Psychologists

Going to see a psychologist, what to expect.

08.14.2010

Ever wondered what your first visit to a psychologist’s office might look like?  It’s really no mystery.  The art and practice of psychology is about creating a safe space for two human beings to make meaning through meeting and talking.  Your engagement with a psychologist for therapy or counselling (counseling) will begin with a discussion […]

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On Intentionality

07.23.2010

 All that humankind has created on our earth has arisen from intentionality.  Intentionality is human adaptive-awareness-in-action.  It is goal-directed knowing.  It is the projection of purpose and meaning into reality by the perceiver of that reality.  Ironically once a person sets and triggers their intentionality, amazing natural forces seem to conspire to bring it about.  […]

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Empathy and Empaths

07.19.2010

by Sonia Neale Empathy is the ability to understand and feel what it is like to get inside someone else’s skin and feel what they are feeling.  Most people have empathy, but there is a small percentage who wear their empathy on their sleeve.  These are called Empaths, people who not just display empathy, but […]

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Sometimes Little is Big

07.15.2010

Choosing to make a difference each and every day can be a real-life revelation and actualization of your humanity in the making. Making a difference doesn’t need to be about the big things, the little things will do just fine. Actually, attending to the little things that concern another can build a bigger bond, trust […]

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How Healthy Relationships Protect the Heart & Brain

07.12.2010

By John M. Kennedy, MD, FACC Remember that first kiss? Recent medical research suggests the powerful emotional bonds for our loved ones (particularly for spouses), may have important clinical significance, especially when it comes to the health of our heart and brain. In fact, data supports the notion of “make love not war” when it […]

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Out of Rhythm & the Blues

07.06.2010

by  Dr. John Martin Kennedy, MD, FACC The “blues” describe a music genre that originated in the late 1700s and included songs typically composed of melancholy lyrics often performed by artists in depressed moods.  This powerful and soulful music reflected the struggles and conflicts of people living in troubled times.  Relationship woes, financial difficulty, racial […]

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Sustenance that Sustains Self: The Care and Feeding of Self

06.17.2010

Common sense says that each of us is or has a self. But having a self isn’t about possessing something that is static. It is about intentionally and lucidly participating in the emergence of something that is dynamic. The human act of “selfing” is our most precious renewable resource. Yet, how does one go about […]

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04.10.2010

It’s disturbing to see/hear the psychology of some our politicians. I mean really, an MP’s wife helping her husband close business deals. Stephen Harper where do you find these people? What’s in their heads, what’s in yours?  Politicians need to get more savvy about their psychology.

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