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The Importance of Gratitude

The philosopher Eric Hoffer stated, “The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” Gratitude is a virtue disposing the mind to an inward sense and an outward acknowledgment of a gift or benefit received. Gratitude is the appreciation of what is valuable and meaningful to us and represents a […]

The Reality of Happiness

The commonly asked question, “How are you feeling?” is often replied with the somewhat obligatory “Good, thanks, and you?” However, Jungian author James Hollis suggested that, “Feeling good may be a very poor measure of the worth of one’s life.” He furthered queried, “Think of the people you truly admire or inspire you. How much […]

Diane Hancox, MA, CCC provides counselling services to Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanaimo and Vancouver Island.