Emotional Self-Care Q&A 情緒自我照顧問答

Why is deep breathing our best friend when facing difficult emotions? 為什麼深呼吸是當我們面對困難情緒時最好的朋友? For two reasons: It helps you slow down, so you can observe your emotion before you react. When you do it right, deep breathing gives your brain more oxygen, so you can think better. 有兩個理由: 深呼吸幫助你慢下來, 所以你可以先觀察你的情緒, 再作出反應。 當你用正確的方法深呼吸, 就能讓更多的氧氣進入你的大腦, 這樣你才能更有效地思考。 Where in […]

Success Has The Face Of Our Mother

Continued from yesterday’s post, the second part of this woman’s story confirmed what I have learnt to be key in people’s successes – good connection with mother. She told stories of her mother being there for her.  After owning her choices and taking her power back, she was in a position of helping many others. […]

Choice is Empowering – Note #1 from First Nations Women’s Wellness Conference

Rise Up I recently had the good fortune to attend the first Women’s Wellness Conference hosted by the Pauquachin Nation here in Sidney, BC. There was a story telling session where I heard from a strong First Nation woman her amazing story of rising from a history of trauma and alcoholism into wellness.  Choice In […]

Reconciliation With Parents

  海街日記(うみまちダイアリー)是日本導演是枝裕和的清新小品, 我更喜歡它的英文片名 Our Little Sister – 我們的小妹妹。這是一部關於和解與接納的電影,也是一部很女性很療癒的電影,適合曾經在母親那裡受傷的人細細品嘗。 Umimachi Diary is a refreshing piece by Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda. I like its English title, Our Little Sister, more. This is a film about reconciliation and acceptance. It is also very feminine and very healing – good for people who have been hurt with their mother […]

When Loved Ones Become Ill – The Prices Caregivers Often Pay

I met with a friend today, and we started talking about our experience as the caregiver to our spouse who had cancer. The first thing he said was that people often focused on the one who’s ill, but overlooked the caregiver. “I was trying to be strong for her,” he said, and he paid a […]

The Other Face of Trauma – 2nd Reason Why You Need Help From Someone Else.

Why do I feel so tired, all the time? It feels like I have brain fog. I am not motivated to do anything – this is not me! In my previous (March) post entitled “Why going to someone is more effective than self-help, self-study, reading a book, etc.?” , I talked about the fight-flight response […]

Family & Systemic Constellation Circles

Dancing with Ancestors Every 4th Wednesday 6:45pm to 9:00pm at Juice Truck, 28 W 5th Avenue, Vancouver 5/25/16 Mini Delights – Constellations with stones, in pairs, and in triads 6/22/16 Body-Mind-Spirit Constellations – Look into the relationship between your body, mind and spirit 7/27/16 Family Constellations – Disentangle with your families and restore the order of love 8/24/16 […]

Body-Mind-Spirit Health Book Club

What are we reading? When The Body Says No, By Gabor Mate, M.D. Kitchen Table Wisdom, By Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. Radical Remission, By Kelly Turner, Ph.D Hardwiring Happiness, By Rick Hanson, PH.D Why join this book club? This book club is for health-minded people who want to know more about the intricate connection between […]


I don’t usually talk about my private life. However, the experience of living through the shock and the treatment process of my husband’s cancer helped me realize many important things. It truly brought my professional and personal life together. Therefore, I will share this writing here, and hopefully this sharing will inspire someone. There was a […]