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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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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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Happiness Now!

What’s the one thing you could be doing to enhance your happiness right now? For me, it is to consciously get to bed by 10pm tonight. I have had a few late nights this week and can feel the impact … 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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Mindful in May: Day 3

What do The Sopranos and Mindful Meditating have in common? Read on… Today’s meditation left me feeling hungry…or maybe I just felt so incredibly light and empty, devoid of tension, and translated that into “I need food”. I have had … Continue reading

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Mindful in May: Day 2

Ahhhh, Homer. Sometimes i wish my brain resembled his. But alas, i typically suffer from “full head” sydrome rather than the depiction above. This really could’ve been me today. Lots of thoughts rattling around in my head, tension in my … Continue reading

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Emotions: Energy in MOTION

Emotions – Energy in MOTION   Many clients report difficulties sitting with certain emotions they experience, particularly those yucky negative ones like fear, anger, sadness, guilt and loneliness. Their instinctive response to these tends to be to avoid, withdraw from, … Continue reading

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