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11th Jun 2014

6 Tips for Better Communication

By |June 11th , 2014|Categories: Psychology Tips|0 Comments

Communication is at the core of our daily interactions. We may communicate well or poorly, but we cannot not communicate. Effective communication is essential to good relationships, and no problems can be solved without it. All of us know how quickly we can fall into ineffective communication patterns. This is especially easy when we are tired, stressed, or simply feel overwhelmed by life.  In those situations, many of us use unproductive communication patterns such as sarcasm, being defensive, or using words that put the other person down. […]

2nd Apr 2014

The ACT Formula For Self-Compassion

By |April 2nd , 2014|Categories: Psychology Tips|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Be in contact with the present moment; notice and acknowledge your painful thoughts and feelings. Recognize and defuse from any urges to judge yourself harshly for your pain, using your observer's mind.

20th Mar 2014

The International Day of Happiness

By |March 20th , 2014|Categories: Psychology Tips|0 Comments

Did you know that March 20th is the International Day of Happiness? While we certainly aspire to enhance emotional wellbeing every day, this day has a special meaning! […]

14th Feb 2014

Tips to Romance your Relationships

By |February 14th , 2014|Categories: Psychology Tips|2 Comments

With February upon us, we can’t help but pause and think about our relationships. People in all types of relationships can benefit from reflecting, and of coursing enhancing, the quality of their relationships. You probably know this from your own experience, but our relationships have a great deal of influence on our emotional well-being overall and our overall level of “happiness.” […]

17th Jan 2014

Tips for Boosting your New Year’s Resolutions!

By |January 17th , 2014|Categories: Psychology Tips|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

 Even with the best of intentions, people struggle with their new year’s resolutions. Here are a few pointers to boost your chances of success. […]

18th Dec 2013

Happy Holidays from Blake Psychology!

By |December 18th , 2013|Categories: Psychology Tips|0 Comments

16th Dec 2013

Interpersonal Relationships Radio Interview

By |December 16th , 2013|Categories: CJAD|0 Comments

Interpersonal Relationships with Dr Syd Miller and Dr Emily Blake, CJAD 800 AM Listen to radio host Dr. Sydney Miller and his guest psychologist Dr. Emily Blake as they discuss the topic of interpersonal relationships on CJAD 800 AM.

20th Oct 2013

Understanding Perfectionism Radio Interview

By |October 20th , 2013|Categories: CJAD|Tags: |2 Comments

Perfectionism with Dr Syd Miller and Dr Emily Blake, CJAD 800 AM Being perfect is an impossible task. Join Dr. Sydney Miller and his guest Dr. Emily Blake as they discuss better approaches to life than perfectionism. Dr. Blake is a psychologist and the founder and director of Blake Psychology in Montreal.