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6 Tips For Parenting Teens In Their HSC Year

...tely essential to ensure that your teenager has enough ‘fuel in the tank’ to make it through the year. Tip #5: Make Concessions Given the pressure of the year and the amount of study required, there will be times when school work will take priority over household chores. Avoid nit-picking about minor things (e.g., turning off lights, picking up socks) and don’t take ‘explosions’ of anger personally, as this is quite a normal symptom of st ...

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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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5 Tips To Help You Get Along With Your Teen…Yes It’s Possible

...ionship with your teen, consider a change to your parenting approach. Here are 5 tips to get you started. Tip #1: Take Your Teens Concerns Seriously When you’re juggling family responsibilities, work deadlines, and financial stress it can be hard to take your teens complaints about homework and relationship problems seriously, but while you might judge your teen’s problems as less important than your own, their feelings are just a ...

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Why Am I Feeling Anxious?

...ight-or-flight’ response, which in situations like that, might save your life. BUT…anxiety can become problematic when your fight-or-flight response switches on at inappropriate times, like before a big presentation at work or in a social situation. Your head gets stuck on thoughts like “what If I stumble over my words?” or “what if other people see I’m anxious – they’ll think I’m stupid and I won’t be considered fo ...

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How To Turn Your Goals Into Change

...gy degree who is experienced in various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She specialises in working with adults and teens experiencing major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, grief and loss, identity concerns, relationship difficulties, and stressful life events in...

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Don’t Diet, Change Your Food Philosophy Instead

...e list goes on and on…and on. No food is ‘bad’ there’s only everyday and sometimes foods Here’s what they all have in common. Each of these diets “guarantees” weight loss. None of these diets actually work. All of these diets will make you feel bad. Here’s the thing, as soon as you start dieting your head kicks into weight loss mode. Food stops being an energy source and starts being something that has the power to make...

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Acceptance: A New Way Of Coping

...we can’t change it. Acceptance can help to prevent strong pain from escalating to suffering. It’s natural to experience pain and sometimes it’s even necessary, acceptance opens us up to feel this natural distress. When we reject our reality or don’t accept what’s happened, our pain intensifies and gets bigger. The harder we work to escape it, the more stuck we become. Imagine you’re imprisoned for 10 years for a...

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3 Tips To Help You Improve Your Relationships

...warding, but they’re also complex, challenging, and every now and then…really hard work. Every relationship is different, but regardless of whether it’s your relationships with your spouse, your family, your friends, or your work colleagues, central to the success of any relationship is healthy boundaries. Your boundaries are like a map – they’re a set of directions that help other people to know how you want to be treated. They ...

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Tips For Coping With Chronic Pain

...arm and genuine clinical psychologist registrar who works with her clients to develop a mutual understanding of their difficulties and an evidence-based treatment plan to help them achieve their goals. Rebecca has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, and has a special interest in working with anxiety, emotional regulation difficulties, depression and procrastination. She completed her Master of Clinical Psychol ...

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The Should’s Standing Between You And Your Happiness

...always be progressing in their career. They work 14 hour days, are always on call and attached to their phone and emails, they sacrifice quality time with friends and family to meet deadlines, their ‘downtime’ is working from home, and they can’t remember the last time they had an interest outside of work. Now imagine that person is made redundant. How would that person cope? How would they feel about themselves? What about. ...

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