Category Archives: Health

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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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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Perfectly imperfect

I’ve been working on being less perfect lately. Of course I’m being silly, I’m nowhere near perfect, but this hasn’t stopped me from striving for perfectionism in the past. For example, I recently obtained 97% on a test that I … Continue reading

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National Psychology Week: Nurturing your relationships

National psychology week aims to increase public awareness of how psychology can help people and communities lead healthier, happier and more meaningful lives. One of the most common issues that people seek support from a Psychologist for is relationships. Just … Continue reading

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National Psychology Week: Think Well, Be Well

The 9th – 15th of November marks national psychology week in Australia.  The initiative aims to increase public awareness of how psychology can help people and communities lead healthier, happier and more meaningful lives. Have you ever examined the way … Continue reading

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National Psychology Week: Workplace Wellness

As part of National Psychology Week (9th to 15th November), the Australian Psychological Society (APS) conducted a stress survey on 1,548 Aussie adults and found the following: Almost half of working adults experience stress as a result of workplace issues … Continue reading

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National Psychology Week

The 9th – 15th of November marks National Psychology Week (NPW) in Australia. What is the objective of NPW?  From the Australian Psychological Society (APS) website: “The focus for National Psychology Week 2014 this year will be helping Australians to … Continue reading

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The Problem with Extremes

I follow lots of health related Facebook and instagram sites, and have noticed recently that many have stepped up the extremes in relation to what and when we should and shouldn’t be eating and drinking, and how we should and … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from puppy

1. Throw yourself whole-heartedly into things that bring you joy 2. Find a way to play or do something you love every day: it’s the difference between existing and living 3. Prioritise sleep: it gives you the energy you need … Continue reading

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Natural Mood Enhancers

Depression is considered the leading cause of disability worldwide.   Common symptoms of depression include: Depressed mood most of the day Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once deemed enjoyable Significant weight changes without dieting Difficulties with sleeping (too little … Continue reading

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