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Mindfulness For The Time Poor

...improve their quality of life, enhance adaptive coping/functioning, and reduce suffering. Kim works with a range of presentations including drug and alcohol problems, addiction, issues relating to managing intense emotions, eating disorders and eating related difficulties, low self-esteem and identity issues, relationship difficulties, trauma, stress and coping, anxiety disorders, depression, sleep disorders, personality disorders, and complex...

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How To Stick To Your Alcohol Goals This Festive Season

...improve their quality of life, enhance adaptive coping/functioning, and reduce suffering. Kim works with a range of presentations including drug and alcohol problems, addiction, issues relating to managing intense emotions, eating disorders and eating related difficulties, low self-esteem and identity issues, relationship difficulties, trauma, stress and coping, anxiety disorders, depression, sleep disorders, personality disorders, and complex...

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Seeing A Psychologist For The First Time?

What To Expect From Your First Session With A Clinical Psychologist BY PASCALE POUGNET People seek support from a clinical psychologist for a number of reasons – feelings of depression, anxiety, relationship issues, eating difficulties, work stress, just to name a few. Don’t let nerves stop you from making an appointment The decision to see a psychologist can be a difficult one and the idea of talking to a stranger about personal issues...

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5 Tips To Help You Reach Your Goals

...ic The more specific you are, the more likely you are to achieve your goals so make set plans for turning your goals into actions. 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 ...

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How To Cope With Negative Emotions

...cause you weren’t exposed to the types of experiences growing up that would help you to learn how to cope with distress – you might have had to learn other additional ways to avoid negative emotion, like using alcohol, binge eating, or self-harm to distract you from your distress. On the surface, each of these coping strategies look quite different but they all have one thing in common – they help you to avoid negative emotion. But the catch-22...

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Perfectionism: 4 Tips To Help You Let Go Of Your Need To Be Perfect

...) • Judge small things as failures when others wouldn’t • Feel that there’s always something that needs to be better The drive to be perfect is a hidden cause of most common presentations – anxiety, stress, depression, eating disorders, low self-esteem, postnatal depression, just to name a few. If your quest for perfection is affecting your happiness – set a new goal. Try to be perfect at being imperfect. Here’s how. Tip #1: Look at the ...

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What Does It Mean To Live In The Moment?

...w Often Do You Stop To Smell The Roses? BY EMMA BOLES Are you living in the moment? Before you answer that, stop and think about this. How often do you eat in such a hurry that you don’t really taste or enjoy the food you’re eating? Have you ever driven somewhere and arrived at your destination not really remembering the trip? Life is busy, do you make time to be present? These days, our lives are really busy. Between work, family, and friends,...

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How Can I Help My Teen Have A Positive Body Image

...eir bodies made them feel self-conscious. 1 in 4 readers didn’t like what they saw in the mirror Worse, a 2007 University of Sydney study of nearly 9000 teens showed that 1 in 5 teenage girls starve themselves or vomit after eating to control their weight. The message is clear. From a young age girls don’t like their bodies and they’ll do anything to be thin. Which begs the question, when do we stop seeing our body as something that helps us to...

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8 Tips To Combat Stress Head On

...’s worse, many of these individuals described their strategy as effective. Although unhelpful coping strategies like this may “work” in the short-term, in the long-term they fail to address the issue, and they often end up creating additional problems, like financial stress, health problems, relationship stress, and employment issues. If you’re feeling stressed, avoid unhelpful coping strategies. Try these strategies instead – they’ll boost ...

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Science Says Mindfulness Is Good For You, Here’s How To Do It

...ive cycles and reset, changing your relationship to the judgments, predictions, or worries that are negatively impacting on you. By shifting the focus of your attention, you’re reducing the fuel available for the pain, and creating space to check in with yourself in order to choose how you would like to respond in the situation, rather than reacting from a place of emotion. Like every skill however, you only get out what you put in – the more...

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