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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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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: Young Australians

As part of National Psychology Week, the Australian Psychological Society (APS) conducted a stress and wellbeing survey on 478 young Aussies aged 18-25 years. Compared to older Australians, young adults were: More anxious and depressed More stressed and distressed, with … 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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