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Seeking to rediscover yourself? Read this candid conversation with a therapy client whose experience helped her to do just that.

Have you ever wondered what other people are going through when they decide to seek therapy? What point they reach before finally taking the plunge and reaching out? How do they decide who to ask for support? What’s it like … Read More

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Mindful March: A special guest post on simplifying mindfulness practice

Hi, my name is Debbie.  Together with Bree, I’ve developed the idea of having a month of Mindfulness tasks similar to the monthly fitness challenges we’ve all seen online. First, a little background I want to firstly qualify I’m not … Read More

Scale backs, cut backs, and closures: Australia’s involuntary redundancies impact us all

Let’s talk about industry closure in Australia – you don’t have to search far to find a story.  In the last few years we have heard about cutbacks across a variety of industries including car manufacturers, aircraft builders, cigarette companies, … Read More

Are you feeling controlled by anxiety and panic? Try these 3 quick tips to activate relief

Are you having trouble coping with day to day activities? Are you feeling controlled by anxiety and panic?   If you feel like you are merely scraping by each day, barely holding it together, hanging on by your fingernails, then … Read More

Need to conquer stress? Strengthen your self-awareness by practicing mindfulness

Anything you can do to reduce stress will go a long way towards improving your health. Stress is known to contribute to a variety of physical and mental health problems.  And not being sufficiently self-aware to allow for appropriate management of our … Read More

Reconnect with your potential using these 5 tips to rebuild self-esteem

So what is self-esteem? Essentially self-esteem is the way we think and feel about ourselves.  It is ‘self-evaluation’ if you like, and as a form of evaluation this means it can be positive or negative.  And because it is us … Read More