What’s the number 1 tool to transform your life?

By |2020-01-15T14:16:28+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Boundaries, Counselling, Depression, Goals, Health & Fitness, Mindfulness, Stress, Values|

Gratitude is the number 1 tool to transform your life, I know this sounds very cliché, but gratitude works. In fact, according to a leading researcher on gratitude Robert Emmons, in his new book, Gratitude Works, he found the key trick to gratitude is journaling. Journaling helps you uncover personal insights about yourself, which can really [...]

Burnout

By |2020-01-07T17:04:11+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Counselling, Depression, Health & Fitness, Stress, Uncategorized, Values, Work and Study|

In May 2019 the World Health Organisation (WHO) added burnout to its International Classification of Diseases. The term was first used as a psychological diagnosis in 1974 by Herman Freudenberger but there are descriptions of people suffering burnout long before then. “Burnout is a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been [...]

Are you concerned about your relationship with alcohol?

By |2019-05-01T12:58:11+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Alcohol, Anxiety, Binge Drinking, Counselling, Depression, Gambling, Goals, Health & Fitness, Relationships, Stress|

For many of us alcohol is an accepted and often a habitual part of our lives. But new research is showing that even small amounts of alcohol can have adverse effects on our health and even reduce our life expectancy. For Australians aged 15 years and older, 3 out of 4 drink alcohol and 3 million [...]

Procrastination

By |2019-05-01T12:46:30+00:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Addiction, Anxiety, Boundaries, Counselling, Depression, Goals, Mindfulness, Stress, Work and Study|

Modern technology such as smart phones and tablets were designed to make us more efficient and productive, yet they often led us to distraction and have growingly increased our ability to procrastinate. But there is a difference between innocent procrastination and destructive procrastination. When we avoid getting things done, even when we know that serious consequences [...]

Ways To Thrive Not Just Survive This Christmas

By |2018-12-04T15:03:43+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Alcohol, Anxiety, Boundaries, Counselling, Depression, Family, Goals, Health & Fitness, Relationships, Stress|

It's hard to believe that it's December already. This time of year finding time for yourself can feel like an impossible task. Whether you feel you just do not have the time or you feel guilty scheduling time for yourself. Maybe your a parent or a caregiver for an elderly parent, maybe you are working multiple [...]

Is therapy something to be ashamed of?

By |2018-09-28T14:14:10+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Alcohol, Angry, Anxiety, Binge Drinking, Boundaries, Counselling, Depression, Family, Gambling, Goals, Health & Fitness, Marriage, Mindfulness, Relationships, Stress, Values, Work and Study|

Our mental health is just as important as our physical health. Think of it this way, imagine your driving your car and it starts making some loud, unusual  noises. At first you might hope that it just disappears and goes away, but what if over time it actually gets worse, its gets louder and soon you [...]

Qld Mental Health Week. 6th-14th October 2018

By |2018-09-28T13:03:42+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Counselling, Depression, Family, Health & Fitness, Mindfulness, Stress|

Queensland Mental Health Week: 6-14 October 2018 During the week, people across Queensland come together through events, conversations and activities to value mental health; their own, that of loved ones, friends and colleagues, and people in our communities that need support. Be active – Physical activities like walking can positively influence the way you think, feel [...]

Does Your Fighting Forecast The End?

By |2018-04-30T13:57:56+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Angry, Boundaries, Counselling, Family, Marriage, Relationships, Stress, Values|

All couples argue to one degree or another. The question is, are you simply a fiery emotional pair? Like in the movies where she yells at him, he yells back that he won’t put up with it anymore, and then suddenly they are passionately kissing. If this is you, then disagreements may be your idea of [...]

Making Peace With Your Past By Choosing Forgiveness

By |2018-04-30T11:31:55+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Boundaries, Counselling, Depression, Family, Mindfulness, Relationships, Stress, Values|

Are you haunted by something that happened in your past? Whether someone wronged you or you made a decision you regret, forgiveness is what you do for yourself, not for other people. When you forgive, it doesn't mean that you approve of what's happened. Rather, it means that you're giving yourself permission to move on with [...]