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About psyched4success

"Psyched4Success" encapsulates the 4 foundations for Successful living: Heart - Emotions and Relationships Mind - Psychology and Thinking Body - Physical Health, Movement and Nutrition Spirit - Personal Essence, Values, Goals and Motivation I am a Psychologist with a passion for Holistic Health and Wellness, determined to inspire personal transformation in these foundational areas for success. When i am not working as a Psychologist, Corporate Trainer, and University Tutor, i love spending countless hours in the kitchen creating nutritious organic meals, inspired by a whole foods philosophy, free of gluten, sugar and dairy. I intend to share my creations with you here, as well as my journey from adrenal fatigue to health through my own personal, health, nutrition and lifestyle transformations. I am based in Sydney, Australia, but am an intrepid soul who sets an intention to visit a new destination each year.

Become Mindful4Life with me!

Today marks the start of my favourite “challenge”- Mindful In May (MIM).  This will be the third time I have participated in MIM and the benefits for me have been noticeable, significant and sustained. For example, I find it much … Continue reading

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Emotional intelligence series: Unlocking your realm of influence

As many of my loyal readers would know by now, I work as a Psychologist for most days of the week.  Part of my role involves providing support to employees of various organisations around Australia, for any work-related or personal … Continue reading

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Do yourself a favour – get to Ghost Hill Road!

I have just returned from a blissful weekend away at Ghost Hill Road retreat in Bilpin, just shy of 2 hours’ drive from Sydney.  I am feeling super relaxed and grateful for the experience, and so decided to honour this … Continue reading

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Sport Psychology Special: Understanding the power of your thoughts

I am just about to finish teaching a Summer School unit at the University of Western Sydney in Sport and Exercise Psychology, and so I have decided to share with you some insights to help you obtain a peak performance … Continue reading

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An Ode to Italy

I love Italy. I have holidayed there four times, and find myself missing the place, as if it was my home. During one vacation, I stayed in a luxurious 14th Century castle on a large Tuscan estate, with vineyard and … Continue reading

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Apple, Coconut & Almond Crumble

Happy 2015 everybody!  I’d taken a short hiatus from blogging to relax and wind down over the Christmas period, but I’m back now and ready to share new recipes, health tips and psychological insights with you al. This recipe was … Continue reading

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Pre-Performance Nerves

This morning, I had a mock Kung Fu grading which provided me with an opportunity to be assessed for readiness for the actual grading, scheduled for Tuesday evening. Despite the fact that I have been training hard, doing extra sessions, … Continue reading

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