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What To Do When Your Plate Is Full

...nly human, and at some point, juggling too many things for too long will inevitably impact upon your health and wellbeing. How many things are you juggling? Are you doing too much? If you’re still experiencing high levels of stress despite working on ways to better manage them, it’s important to take a break and consider the possibility that you just might be trying to do too much at once. If you think you might fall into this category, start by.. ...

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5 Tips To Get You Meditating

...in activity in regular meditators is left frontal cortex dominant, meaning that they use less of the stress vulnerable right frontal cortex and more of the calmer left frontal cortex, which may explain their reduced risk for stress, depression, and anxiety. Amongst other things, regular meditation has also been shown to offer benefits in the areas of: Concentration/Focus Pain management Sleep Blood pressure Relationships Immune functioning But...

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How To Build Stronger Friendships

...nds a blessing or a burden? We know that social support is an important buffer against stress, and that meaningful relationships have a positive impact on our quality of life, but friendships can also sometimes be a cause of stress. It’s easy to lose sight of your values and needs and stay in an unhealthy friendship out of habit. Friendship issues can be complicated and you may benefit from seeking the advice of a clinical psychologist,...

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Is Your Relationship With Exercise Healthy?

...ogist. 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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Reconnecting With The Pre-Kids You

...g when life gets busy. The more time you spend running around after your kids and staying on top of things, the more exhausted you feel and the less interested you are in doing the things you know would help you to feel less stressed in the long run. But there’s a simple and effective way to immunise yourself against stress, low mood, and burn-out. It involves ensuring there’s a balance of ACE activities in your life: Achievement...

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What Is Mindfulness And Why Should I Try It?

...ons and thoughts). Most of us are terrible at being present. We think about deadlines at work, earlier conversations, what we’ll have for dinner – everything but the here and now. this…the present isn’t nearly as stressful as the future There’s nothing wrong with thinking about the past or the future, but if your head is constantly buzzing – you’re more vulnerable to stress, anxiety, and low mood. Th ...

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5 Tips To Help You Break Free Of Depression

...owards social and physical activity, you’re making progress and working towards breaking out of the depression cycle you’ve been stuck in up till now. Liza is a warm and compassionate clinical psychology registrar who enjoys working with adults, children, adolescents, parents, and families. She is dedicated to working collaboratively and empathically with clients to help them develop an understanding of their difficulties, and to ...

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How To Stick To Your Alcohol Goals This Festive Season

...glass down between sips Always eat before drinking Avoid nibbling on salty snacks that may make you thirsty and increase your urge to drink. 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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What Does It Mean To Live In The Moment?

...ed over the course of the day, let go of the distractions and use your senses to ground you in the present. Mindful Walking Pay attention to the feel of the ground under your feet, your breathing, the feeling of your muscles in your body working, the sensation of temperature and wind on your skin. Let all other thoughts go, and focus only on your walking. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar who enjoys working with children, young...

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6 Tips To Get Your Worry Under Control

...at a more appropriate time. Tip #4: Set Aside Solution Time Worry can be disruptive and it can get in the way of us getting things done. Reduce the amount of time you spend worrying by setting aside half an hour each day to work through any worries that might be solvable. Tip #5: Can It Be Solved? As much as we’d like to, sometimes we just aren’t able solve problems straight away. It’s important to assess what, if anything can be achieved right...

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