Surviving the Silly Season, 12 Tips for a Mentally Healthy Christmas

Christmas is a time for festive cheer, enjoying being together with loved ones, and goodwill to all;  at least that’s the idyll. In reality, Christmas can be the most stressful …

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How to Keep Calm Under Pressure

Stress is a normal part of modern life, but if you’re often faced with stressful situations and feel panicked or overwhelmed trying to deal with them, you may benefit from …

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Five Ways Nature Can Boost Your Mental Health

Your surroundings can have a significant effect on both your physical and mental health, impacting your mood, behaviour and even your nervous, endocrine and immune systems.
You’ve probably experienced a …

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Tips to Stay Mentally Healthy at Work

A certain level of stress at work is often unavoidable. But, if you find it’s becoming difficult to deal with that stress on a daily basis, it’s important to be …

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5 Ways to Stop Worrying and Be Happy

When people don’t know the outcome of a future event, it often causes worry. Psychologists call this apprehensive feeling anxiety. Though it’s normal to have these feelings from time to …

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Counselling Versus Psychology – What’s the Difference?

Although the two terms are often used interchangeably, especially online, counselling and psychology are not the same.
When researching on the internet, the terms may be used in such a …

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5 Strategies to Cope with PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is one common form of mental illness. More than a quarter of a million Australians will experience PTSD at least once in their lifetime.
 The condition …

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Psychology and Weight Loss Management

Studies show that the average Australian adult is above a healthy weight. Two-thirds of those adults are currently going through some weight loss program. Unfortunately, 40 percent of that lost …

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Tips for Helping Your Child Come Out

How Can You Make it Easier for Your Child to Come Out?
What do you do if you suspect your child might be LGBTI? That is, that they are attracted …

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How to Get the Most From Group Therapy

If you are suffering from a mental illness or trying to overcome an addiction, your doctor probably told you that group therapy is an essential part of your recovery. …

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