Category Archives: Psychology

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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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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Emotional Intelligence Series: Owning your Feelings

In case you haven’t worked it out yet, I love my dog Charlie. He has completely changed my life. Rather than bore you with the soppy details again, you can read more about him here. As I walked into the … 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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