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Parenting: Are You A Helicopter Parent?

...age to cope by themselves. If they still need your help, approach problem-solving in a way that develops your child’s skills, confidence and resilience. Amanda Hale is a registered psychologist and a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) Candidate at the Australian National University. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, eating disorders, weight management and interpersonal and adjustment...

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Depression: Men Get Depression Too

...org.au. It’s a great site. Have a look yourself or pass the information on to the men in your life. Taking action may not be as hard as you think. Amanda Hale is a registered psychologist and a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) Candidate at the Australian National University. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, eating disorders, weight management and interpersonal and adjustment...

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Tips For Making Tough Decisions

...psychological care. Pascale has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents with a variety of psychological disorders including depression, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, specific phobias, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder....

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5 Ways To Change Your Thinking

...all the available evidence. For example, making a typo means that you’re stupid and a friend declining to go to the movies with you means nobody likes you. If you use general words like “never”, “always”, “no-one”, or “everybody” a lot, you may be falling into the over-generalising trap. If this sounds like you, get rid of general language and force yourself to be specific. For example, force yourself to a ...

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Exercise Your Stress Away

...stant struggle. Some of us fail to fit any exercise into their busy lives, and this has an impact on our health and stress levels. Worse, we look for other ways to manage our stress and many of these, like alcohol or comfort eating, are unhelpful. Exercise is the best way to manage your stress but it can be hard to stick to your goals. Here are a few tips to keep you on track. Tip #1: Be Realistic ‘Black and white’ or ‘all or nothing’ thinking...

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How to Speak So You’re Really Heard….And More Likely To Get What You Want

...in a relationship where yelling is the norm. Changing how you communicate takes time and effort, but if it helps you to be effective, isn’t it worth it? Amanda Hale is a registered psychologist and a Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) Candidate at the Australian National University. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, eating disorders, weight management and interpersonal and adjustment...

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Is Breaking Out Of Your Comfort Zone Worth It?

...interactions and activities that don’t inspire anxiety or discomfort. Your comfort zone might be comfy but is it holding you back? If you continued to stay within this comfort zone of yours for the remainder of your life, repeating those same interactions and activities, how would you feel about that? Does that match the big picture you have for life? Imagine yourself at 90 years of age, reflecting back on your life. How does the idea of your...

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Living With A Loved One With Borderline Personality Disorder

...be able to refrain from harsh criticisms but until that time try to see their comments as a symptom of their disorder and not a personal attack on you. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and challenging behaviour....

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Self-Care: Making A Commitment To Take Care Of Yourself

...d relatively stable so that you’re less stressed and more able to handle difficult situations. There are general self-care strategies that apply to pretty much everyone, like getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, eating healthily, but there are also self-care activities that will be individual to you, like the activities you find pleasurable and relaxing, and the things that give you a sense of satisfaction or accomplishment, whether...

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Thoughts vs. Facts

...psychological care. Pascale has extensive experience working with adults and adolescents with a variety of psychological disorders including depression, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalised anxiety, health anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, specific phobias, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder....

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