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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 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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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 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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10 Quick Tips For Body Confidence

...not against it. Wear comfortable clothes that you like, that express your personal style, and that feel good to your body. Julia is an empathic and compassionate clinical psychologist who uses evidence-based treatments to help her clients create meaningful change. Julia specialises in working with adults with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss. She also works with adults experiencing work stress, anger management, drug and alcohol...

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How To Avoid 5 Common Parenting Pitfalls

...tisfaction. Instead of offering a treat, say something like: ‘I know homework can be tricky and time consuming, but think about how good it will feel to finish. I’m here to help you if you need it, and if you can finish your work in the next half an hour we’ll have some time to do an activity together’. Pitfall 5: In Times Of Stress You Default To Extremes of Compliance Via Control Or Uninvolved Surrender When you reac ...

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Relationship Help: Is Criticism The Brick Wall Between You And Your Partner?

...change your habits. Try turning your criticism into complaints and watch to see whether it causes a positive shift in your relationship. Scarlett Gill is a compassionate and empathic clinical psychologist who specialises in working with kids, teens, adults, parents, and families. She is dedicated to helping people overcome whatever problems they are experiencing in their lives, whether it be anxiety, stress, depression, low-self-esteem,...

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