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How To Find Your Life Balance

...for us, but we’re also all unique with different likes and dislikes, which means that what works well for other people might not work for you and vice versa. You might like mountain biking for example, but this might be more stressful than stress-relieving for someone else. Finding the right balance can take some trial and error. To start with, have a think about the things you already do, or the things you used to do t ...

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Getting Through Your Pregnancy

...s, this can also be especially difficult to cope with. Regardless of your situation, all women need support through their pregnancy. Women differ in the amount of support they receive from others, be it from family, friends, work colleagues or other peers, and a lack of support can affect how you feel while you’re pregnant. Work + Finances Women and couples who are expecting a child will have to make decisions about how to manage their time,...

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Tips For Making Tough Decisions

...reaks. Pascale is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about empowering people to create change. She is warm and empathic and is dedicated to providing evidence based 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...

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5 Tips To Help You Use A Behaviour Chart…Correctly

...se the number of stickers they need to earn to earn a reward. Continue to do this until rewards have been phased out, but continue to reward the target behaviour intermittently with praise. Tip #5: Explain How the Chart Will Work Explaining how the chart will work, including how many stickers your child will have to earn to earn a reward and what they have to do to earn a sticker. When you’re explaining behavioural goals, be specific. If your...

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Using Your 5 Senses To Self-Soothe

...es, it’s not uncommon to feel stressed and overwhelmed, and in moments like this it’s important to be kind and gentle with yourself. If someone close to you was upset, you wouldn’t berate them or criticise them for feeling distressed, you’d show them care and support. When you’re upset and stressed, it’s important to show yourself that same level of respect and care, and you can do this by practicing self-soothing activitie ...

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What Is ‘Whole Brain’ Parenting?

...d empathic clinically trained registered psychologist very experienced at working with children, adolescents, families and adults. She has extensive experience practicing from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach, but is also experienced with Acceptance Based Therapy (ACT), Dialectical behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema therapy, Mindfulness and Biofeedback evidence-based approaches. Shanna works with a range of presentations including...

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Can’t Sleep? 3 Tips To Help You Sleep Better

...caffeine. Alcohol can limit your capacity to get a restful sleep too so avoid consuming any in the hours before bed. If you find that you continue to struggle with sleep, it could be that your sleep problems are associated with other difficulties like worry, stress, or depression. If your sleep problems continue, seek consultation with a clinical psychologist. Dr. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with children, young...

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Have You Set The Right New Years Resolutions?

...or is an important first step. Make sure you don’t get to the end of 2018 having gotten side tracked yet again from your goals. Think about your values in the domains below and use these to guide your resolutions. Domain #1: Work / Education What do you value in your work? What would make it more meaningful? What type of worker do you want to be? What personal qualities do you want to bring to your work? What sort of sk ...

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5 Tips For Making Tough Decisions

...ht be unhelpful. It can also help to think about the strength of these pros or cons because they may differ in their level of importance. For example, a pro of staying in your current job might be that you get to continue to work with a friend, but this mightn’t be as important as the negative influence of continuing to work for a demanding and hostile boss. Step 3: Think Of Short + Long Term Consequences When you’re writing your pros and cons,...

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Is Breaking Out Of Your Comfort Zone Worth It?

...at person you’ve had your eye on for a while out for a drink. When someone asks you how you are, answer authentically instead of giving the standard and socially acceptable response. If you’re unhappy and unfulfilled in your work, start exploring courses and career options that inspire you. Making these changes independently can be hard, so perhaps consider seeing a clinical psychologist in service of expanding your comfort zone in a supported...

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