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5 Tips To Help You Improve Your Relationship

...t what you find helpful and what your partner finds helpful differs because your brains are wired differently. Don’t assume your partner needs the same things you do, ask, and when it comes to your needs, don’t just tell your partner what not to do, help them to understand what you find helpful. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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Parenting: How To Parent Teenage Girls

...isn’t worth your time. The trouble that follows them can be a bit of a drag as well. And maybe most importantly be wary of mean girls. You might laugh when they say mean things about other people, but if she talks about her ‘friends’ this way, what is she saying about you when you’re not around? Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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This Is Why You Need To Know Who Your Daughter Follows On Social Media

...have developed one? Your words are powerful. Post responsibly. And for the record – there’s far more interesting things about you than how many calories you’ve eaten or how many hours you’ve managed to go without food. You are worth so much more than a number on the scales. Try to remember that. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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Stay Positive: What Not To Say To Someone With Cancer

...nd sometimes realisations about the meaning of life can take time to process. If you have a friend or family member who has survived cancer, listen, acknowledge the bad stuff, and wait for them to process and find meaning in their experience in their own time. Brittany McGill is a clinical psychologist registrar who completed her postgraduate clinical training at the University of New South Wales. She is interested in anxiety and mood disorders...

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Parenting Teen Girls: When Did Sexy Become The New Pretty?

...ure her intelligence, her ability to make the people around her feel special, or her kindness. And warn her about the risks of posting revealing pictures of herself on the internet. As Kim Hall wrote: You are growing into a real beauty, inside and out. Act like her, speak like her, post like her Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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5 Tips To Help You Reach Your Goals

...For example, if your goal is to “eat better”, turn this into a specific goal by deciding what eating better looks like. A more specific goal might be “eat vegetables with dinner 3 nights out of 7” or “replace my Tim-Tams at afternoon tea with a muesli bar and piece of fruit on 2 days out of 7”. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adul ...

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9 Quick Tips To Help Teens Sleep Well

...that they can try out before going to sleep to prepare their body to wind down. Tip #9 Educate your teen on the effects of caffeine on the body and sleep, encouraging them to limit caffeine in the afternoon/evening – that includes tea, coffee, coke and chocolate 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,...

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What Does It Mean To Live In The Moment?

...f the day, let go of the distractions and use your senses to ground you in the present. Mindful Walking Pay attention to the feel of the ground under your feet, your breathing, the feeling of your muscles in your body working, the sensation of temperature and wind on your skin. Let all other thoughts go, and focus only on your walking. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar who enjoys working with children, young people, families, and...

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Fear Of Failure: Is It Stopping You From Achieving Your Goals?

...ys hold you back. But if you see your failures for what they really are – a demonstration of your courage to try and an opportunity to learn – failure will become one of your most valuable tools for success. Don’t fear failure, embrace it. Live courageously. Be proud that you didn’t fail to try. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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Is This What’s Stopping You From Feeling Good About Your Body?

...r beauty, strengths, talents, or intelligence. Stop battling your body. Life’s too short to spend it standing on bathroom scales, and your weight and body shape aren’t even close to being the most interesting thing about you. Remember, body confidence isn’t about your body. It’s about your head. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults,...

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