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Self-acceptance or self-tolerance, which one?

Some have pointed out that we live in a culture where there is a great deal of guilt and self-criticism.  If you experience an overload of self-recrimination when you make a mistake, you are not alone.  If you find yourself being hard on yourself about things that were clearly accidental and a result of being human, again you …

What role will clinical psychologists play at the Canada Games?

In less than 28 days, the Summer Canada Games will begin in Winnipeg, Manitoba.   It is a first for our city and the timing could not be more perfect!  The games arrive to celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary and to mark 50 years since the games began in this country.  The games will start on …

Drawbacks of not facing reality?

Sometimes in life, we have to face the unpleasant and deal with difficult circumstances. We all know what it is like to want to shut the door on reality and hold on to the dream of how we wish things could be. We may try to block out reality, minimize the problem, go into wishful …

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