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Things my toddler has taught me about taking care of myself

...t this by not giving in to the temptation to skip meals when you’re busy, and having a stash of emergency snacks at hand. Add that to sleeping regular hours, and you’ve got a firm foundation for a good day. We respond to the stress levels of those around us Juggling competing work and personal obligations and had a late night? It’s almost guaranteed that your toddler will be acting up the next day. Toddlers can pick up on our stress< ...

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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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6 Tips To Help You Stop Procrastinating

...a section of the presentation. Regular rewards and breaks will help motivate you to keep going. Tip #6: Seek Help If procrastination continues to be a significant problem for you, or is interfering with your effectiveness at work or school, you might benefit from seeing a Clinical Psychologist to work on strategies to overcome your procrastination. Dr. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with children, young people,...

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Replace Old Habits With New Ones

...s sets you an unrealistic deadline and you stay back late every night for a week to meet it. If at the end of that week your boss showers you with praise and offers you an important opportunity at work, you’re more likely to work overtime again in the future, and if the praise continues, your overtime will become a habit. If your efforts are ignored though, or your boss criticises minor errors in your work, chances are you won’t g ...

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The Art of Assertiveness

...ice As with any skill, being assertive takes practice. Start with situations that are easier for you. For example, you might first start by practicing assertiveness with friends or people you feel more comfortable with, then work up to practicing in your workplace or expressing your needs to your colleagues or boss. The more you practice assertive communication, the more you will believe that your needs are just as important as the needs of...

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4 Tips To Help You Break Free From Binge Eating

...feels like you can wait it out for another 5-minutes, wait another 5-minutes. Continue doing this until the urge passes. If you clock watch 5-minutes will feel like 5-hours. Make a list of things you can do to keep busy and work through your list while you’re waiting out your urge – you might surprise yourself. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a clinical psychologist and the founder of Think Clinical Psychologists. She enjoys working with children,...

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Taking the Anxious Out Of Anxious Thoughts

...xiety. 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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Tips To Break Away From Emotional Eating

...gs of wellbeing. Remember, good quality sleep isn’t just soothing, it’s essential for your emotional and physical health as well. Kim is a warm and empathetic clinical psychology registrar who is passionate about working with adults and young adults to 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...

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