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This is our personal One Life library

One Life is all about inspiring, motivating and empowering. We are about taking action and changing your personal story of how you see yourself.

Here you will find stories and information where we talk straight to you about the psychology of change and share tips on powerful tools that can help you right away.

Take a peek into some of our blogs & videos

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Does Trauma Counselling Work?

Trauma comes in many forms. One way to think of it is as the lasting physical, emotional and psychological effects to traumatic experiences. These experiences may involve a threat to your life or safety, but trauma can also come from any stressful or fear evoking situation that leaves you feeling overwhelmed, frightened, or helpless.

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Emotional Coping Strategies to Gain Greater Control Over Your Life

If you have ever had a moment where you questioned who was actually in control of you - your brain or your emotions - then you might find this information valuable. Learning to manage our emotions is an effective way to gain greater control over our life. It not only helps us to minimize opportunities for unpleasant emotions to show up at inconvenient or unwanted moments, but also allows us a great degree of control over our behaviour.

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How to Overcome a Fixed Mindset & Develop a Growth Mindset

(9-minutes read)

β€œThe view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life. It can determine whether you become the person you want to be and whether you accomplish the things you value.” ~ Carol Dweck

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A Guide to Choosing the Right Psychologist in Calgary for Your Marriage Counselling

Making the decision to go to couples therapy is rarely easy. Once you and your partner have committed to seeking help through working with a marriage counsellor or couples therapist, you want to make sure you are in good hands. At One Life Counselling & Coaching, we have built this quick guide to help you feel confident in selecting a therapist and investing in the right process for you.

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Individual Counselling: Resiliency – A Necessity in the Face of Adversity

Resiliency is the ability of an individual, community, organization, or institute to grow and thrive when face to face with misfortune. It is what allows us to get knocked down by adversity – multiple times - brush ourselves off and stand stronger than before. Here we discuss the core competencies of resiliency, all of which can be further developed with the support of one of our Calgary counsellors.