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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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5 Tips To Help You Keep Your Relationship With Social Media Healthy

...terfere with other important aspects of your life). Here’s a few ideas to get you started. Tip #1: Avoid Using Social Media To Procrastinate Reaching for your phone to scroll through your newsfeed will only reduce anxiety or stress in the short-term. It may be useful to spend time reflecting on the cause of your current stress/anxiety rather than avoiding the experience of it. Tip #2: Be Wary Of Social Media Addiction Social media by its very...

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4 Good Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Diet

...ng unhappy and dissatisfied with your body is your reason for dieting, will reaching your goal weight suddenly make you love your body, or is the solution body acceptance not dieting? If you use dieting to help you cope with stress is it effective, or when you look at the bigger picture does dieting actually add to your stress? Dieting can feel like the answer but sometimes it’s actually the problem, and worse, it can distract you from finding a...

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How Traffic Lights Can Help You Manage Your Emotions

...when strong emotions arise. This framework is based on the Zones of Regulation program which teaches emotion regulation skills. Juliet is a warm and compassionate registered psychologist with more than 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and families. She has a special interest in working with adolescents experiencing depression, anxiety, self-harm, school refusal, self-esteem issues, family breakdown,...

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Why Are Teens Today Cutting?

Are Teens Under Too Much Pressure? BY DR SARAH HUGHES Are we putting too much pressure on teenagers today? As adults with work stress, large mortgages, and other “real” problems it can be easy to trivialise the stressors our teens face, but there are many. There’s pressure to do well at school, sports, and other extracurricular activities, the stress of fickle and cliquey peer groups, opportunities for bullying outside school h ...

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Seeing A Psychologist For The First Time?

...sions. 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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4 Tips To Help Your Teen Cope With ATAR Anxiety

...What Your Teen Needs To Know About Their ATAR BY DR SARAH HUGHES There is huge hype surrounding the HSC. It dies down slightly after exams finish, but just when the stress of exams starts to subside – results come out....

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