Andrew Lochhead

We all experience grief and loss in a different way

Each one of us experiences grief and loss in unique and individual way. Grief is sometimes described as a number of stages that we progress through, and this may be true for many people, but it is not always experienced in this way. Regardless, individuals often experience a host of confusing and challenging thoughts and feelings that can be difficult to cope with at times.

How can I stop the cycle of depression?

Depression is debilitating and overwhelming for many people, and when you are in the middle of it there does not seem like there is anything you can do. There are, however, a wide variety of strategies that others have found helpful.

Does scaling back on activities put your kids at a disadvantage?

Trying to do the best that we can for our children while simultaneously juggling the demands of work and the rest of our lives has always been a challenge. It is possible to overstimulate both our children and ourselves with too many activities and demands on our time. Such overstimulation creates stress and can lead to more problems for us down the road.