Category Archives: Mindfulness

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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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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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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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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Boosting Happiness

Positive psychology, or the science of happiness, is not just the latest trend in magazines and television shows, it is a scientific discipline based on years of empirical research. For example, research has shown: • Optimists are much less likely … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence Series: Understanding Emotions

Daniel Goleman first wrote about Emotional Intelligence (EI) in his 1995 book “Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ”. The two keys to EI are: 1) Understanding yourself, your goals, intentions, responses, and behaviour; 2) Understanding others, and … Continue reading

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