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5 Pieces Of Parenting Wisdom We’d All Do Well To Follow

...ey’ve said to be nice, or because they feel sorry for you, but here’s the thing – people aren’t that nice. Most people are so consumed with their own insecurities, they don’t have time to think about how they can improve the self-esteem of the people around them. If someone gives you a compliment, odds are they’re being genuine. Practicing accepting their compliment and accepting it as sincere by saying thank you. Parenting ...

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How To Stick To Your Alcohol Goals This Festive Season

...ty 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 relating to managing intense emotions, eating disorders and eating related difficulties, low self-esteem...

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Achieving Household Peace … It’s Not As Impossible As You Might Think

...ologist 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, behavioural difficulties, HSC and school-stress. Her areas of expertise with children include developmental and behavioural difficulties, emotion reg ...

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6 Tips To Help You Say No To Alcohol

...beers a night 7 nights per week you might pick 4 nights and aim to limit yourself to 3 beers on these nights. If you’re successful, you might then limit yourself to 3 beers each night of the following week. Tip #4: Make Yourself Accountable If you’re serious about change, make yourself accountable. Tell a close friend or family member about your weekly goals. Knowing someone knows about your goals can help you sti ...

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Have You Set The Right New Years Resolutions?

...ologist 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, behavioural difficulties, HSC and school-stress. Her areas of expertise with children include developmental and behavioural difficulties, emotion reg ...

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Is Breaking Out Of Your Comfort Zone Worth It?

...ions and activities, how would you feel about that? Does that match the big picture you have for life? Imagine yourself at 90 years of age, reflecting back on your life. How does the idea of your comfort zone fit in? Ask yourself: If there was no such thing as fear, doubt, discomfort or the judgment of others, what would you do differently? If there was no risk of failure or rejection, how would your choices change? What advice would your...

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7 Steps To Living In The Moment

...are a helpful starting point for actively choosing to live in the present moment: Tip #1: Gently notice when you’re drifting to the past or future. Tip #2: Acknowledge that you’ve drifted away from the present moment without self-criticism or judgment. Be objective – “I’m noticing that my thoughts have drifted to yesterday’s discussion”. Tip #3: Notice if the focus on the past or future is bringing up unpleasant emotions and sensation ...

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7 Tips To Help Your Teen Eat Well

...p #2: Be A Role Model As a parent, you are the biggest and most important influence to get your teenager eating well. If you’re a good role model, your teenager is much more likely to eat well. Don’t expect to influence your children’s eating habits if you tell them to eat their vegetables while you hardly eat them yourself. Tip #3: Don’t Judge Food Avoid labeling food as ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Where you need to, diff ...

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Getting Through Your Pregnancy

..., and many women blame themselves when their pregnancies end prematurely. Most miscarriages occur for reasons entirely outside our control, but this doesn’t make them any easier to cope with. It’s important to be kind to yourself following a miscarriage. It’s normal to feel upset and deeply sad, but if you find yourself feeling stuck in these feelings, it might be worthwhile speaking to someone, whether that by your local doctor or a clinica ...

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Is The ‘Love Your Body’ Movement Contributing To Our Poor Body Image?

...ourages an unreasonable focus on body shape and weight. I also worry about the fact that the ‘Love Your Body’ movement inadvertently places additional pressure on women. Aren’t we now just demanding that women have iron-clad self-esteem and never waver in their love for their bodies? Isn’t this just another unachievable standard for women to struggle to live up to? So what’s the solution or middle-ground? It’s hard to say. ...

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