Getting back to simple joys

Re-grounding after the winter has passed and spring is here can be a marvelous way to get some self-care in ♥️ Whether your last few months have been overly busy and rather exhausting, or quieter and a bit on the lonely side- resetting your own rhythms is important.

Today's invitation: Get creative with your hands, and make something. Anything you like. Relax and unwind with some favourite music, and have fun creating with colours, textures, and neat ideas. Focusing on a creative project is super healthy for the mind. Rediscover a childlike moment and enjoy losing track of time as you get into the fun!

Karyn is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in Vancouver BC. She guides people in re-connecting with what brings them peace, fulfillment, and a sense of hope in their lives. It's a privilege to help clients strengthen their personal voice as they gain tools o feel more empowered and aligned with their purpose. 💛

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Healing journeys

Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn't you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are.

- Rachel Naomi Remen

Are there beliefs in your world that no longer serve you? Former beliefs may not help you get where you'd like to be- such as living with more joy, integrity, freedom, or awareness. Rediscovering what values matter to you can be a genuinely healing journey. As you shed the layers of old ideas and expectations, you make room for new goals and desires to flourish.

Today is a good day to begin the letting go process. How letting go happens can look different for everyone- whether you do that through writing it down, speaking to a friend, dancing, reorganizing your routines, being in nature … whatever your process, this truth is clear- One little step at a time, you are making your health a priority as you say YES to what gives you hope, excitement, peace, and the knowledge that you are making progress. ❣

-Karyn Davies, Registered Clinical Counsellor 

Karyn empowers clients to live with passion, authenticity, and trust. Her support enhances self-esteem and promotes a regular self-care practice, while celebrating client progress in feeling more grounded, capable, and present to life's joys and challenges. 

www.evokemedicine.com/karyn-davies-rcc

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Over-thinking versus letting go

Do you find yourself over-thinking a situation you feel upset about? You may be grappling with how to let go of things that have been hurtful or disappointing- and this feeling of "stuckness" or unfinished business can be emotionally exhausting, and counterproductive. Therapy is often a helpful way to begin processing what thoughts and feelings may be holding you back, and to develop some new, positive habits.

Is it time to let go, and move into the next opportunities that are calling to you? 💚

#selflove #letgo #wellbeing #forgiveness #inspired #growth

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Releasing fear and exploring a new kind of trust

"It's often best to do the opposite of what your far is telling you to do".

Danielle LaPorte

I just love these words! They're an invitation to name the fear, and consciously choose to act with courage. Fear can keep you from living with joy, and from truly enjoying your work, friends, personal time. Left unexplored, fear can eat away at confidence and mental clarity, and leave you feeling tired or on edge.

What fears are holding you back right now? Today is a good time to continue moving forward, staying open to how you can build more trust into your life. Self-trust. Comfort in the presence of others. Trusting you're loved. Noticing the sources of beautiful support in your life. Trusting that growth is possible, and that you ARE making progress.

Fear, you are acknowledged as a wake-up to new realizations and fresh learning. Trust, you are welcomed. ❣

Karyn empowers clients to live with passion, authenticity, and trust. Her support enhances self-esteem and promotes a regular self-care practice, while celebrating client progress in feeling more grounded, capable, and present to life's joys and challenges. 

www.evokemedicine.com/karyn-davies-rcc

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Adding Counselling to your support circle

When does caring for your mental health become a top priority? 

At any point, life can feel overwhelming or a bit too demanding. While you can be thriving in some areas of life, such as career, parenting or favourite hobbies; it is natural to be feel stressed, worried, or less capable in other aspects of life. Having a therapist you trust is a helpful way to process experiences, talk emotions through, and gain clarity on what is causing tension or frustration. Counselling is relevant for people with a variety of life experiences- whether your focus is parenting, a busy career, studies, competitive sports, or a combination of several things. There is truly no label around whose lives can be enriched through the therapy process. Just as many people book in with their family doctor to address physical health issues, it is helpful to see a therapist anytime the mind feels overwhelmed, unclear on the way forward, or busy with stressful thoughts.

It is a genuine pleasure to see clients feeling more empowered as they actively explore personal challenges and witness growth in themselves. Every small step of awareness or learning is a valuable step in making your well-being important.

When is a good time to see a counsellor?

If you're ...

Worried a lot of the time and it's become uncomfortable.

Frustrated or uncertain about a big change at the office or in your career path.

Stuck in an unhealthy relationship that is draining.

Ready to feel more confiden and grounded in dealing with challenges that come up.

Pulled between desire and responsibility, and want to find a balance that works for you.

We are called to be strong companions and clear mirrors to one another, to seek those who reflect with compassion and a keen eye how we are doing, whether we seem centered or off course…we need the nourishing company of others to create the circle needed for growth, freedom and healing.

– Wayne Muller

You are welcome to book a meet-and-greet, or to go ahead and schedule your first session with me at Evoke . I look forward to hearing what is going on for you, and to being of support and encouragement on the journey. Anywhere you find yourself is a good place to start 💛

Karyn Davies, Registered Clinical Counsellor 

Karyn empowers clients to live with passion, authenticity, and trust. Her support enhances self-esteem and promotes a regular self-care practice, while celebrating client progress in feeling more grounded, capable, and present to life's joys and challenges. 

www.evokemedicine.com/karyn-davies-rcc

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