Keys to successful behaviour change

  All professional psychology is about helping people to make and sustain successful changes in their behaviour, to prevent, solve or at least alleviate problems. This is particularly true in the field of health promotion and illness prevention. Most people … Read More

Making your New Year’s Resolution Stick!

  It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s Resolutions is as long as your holiday shopping list. In addition to the post-holiday slump, not being able to keep your resolutions by February, March or even late January … Read More

Resilience in older age

  Growing old was once considered a downward spiral, but opinions are changing with evidence showing that many people can maintain healthy and fulfilling lives long into old age. As more is discovered about the process of resilience in ageing, … Read More

How to make Healthy Lifestyle Change

Most of us know what we should do to improve our health, but we find it hard to start or we make changes but we can’t sustain them. Change is challenging Change can be challenging because often we have formed our lives around … Read More

How is late-life depression different?

  Most individuals will experience feelings of sadness throughout the course of their lives, over something that has gone wrong or perhaps because of some loss. This mood may pass in time, or other events may become a distraction. But nevertheless people cope … Read More

Postive Ageing

What is positive ageing? Positive ageing is a term used to describe the process of maintaining a positive attitude, feeling good about yourself, keeping fit and healthy, and engaging fully in life as you age. Ageing is often associated with many rewarding … Read More