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 [...]

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 [...]

Apps that can boost your mental health

By |2017-12-04T15:41:04+00:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Counselling, Depression, Goals, Health & Fitness, Mindfulness, Stress, Values|

The 2017 Sensis Social Media Report confirms that Australia’s obsession with smartphones is growing, in fact almost 8 in 10 Australians (79%) are now on social media, which is up 10 points on last year. The report also found that locations and places that were once regarded as taboo for accessing social media, such as at [...]

Setting New Years Resolutions and Goals?

By |2017-04-03T15:39:47+00:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Counselling, Goals|

The beginning of a New Year can almost make us feel like we are pushing the restart button or wiping the slate clean on our lives. It’s easy to get swept up in the “new year, new me” excitement. But, we need to watch out as we can unintentionally set ourselves up for disappointment. We don’t [...]

Perfectionism

By |2017-04-03T15:39:47+00:00January 11th, 2017|Categories: Counselling, Goals, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|

Ask yourself this question; is it ever possible to be 100% perfect? Perfectionism is not necessarily about being ‘perfect’. So, if it’s not about being ‘perfect’, then what does it mean when we talk about perfectionism? We understand perfectionism to involve relentless striving for extremely high, unrelenting standards that are personally demanding (for yourself and/or others). [...]