Could CBT Solve Your Sleep Problems?

When you experience those nights of tossing and turning, hoping your brain will “turn off” for good, you probably wish you had a magic wand that could help you fall asleep faster, right? It might take longer than saying “abracadabra,” … Read More

6 Ways to Mindfully Calm Your Anxiety

Life is full, and it can move fast. No matter who you are, I would guess that statement is true for you too. Sometimes that fast-paced fullness can feel exhilarating, but on a consistent basis, it feels more like stress. That … Read More

8 Ways A Child’s Anxiety Shows Up as Something Else

Icebergs are deceiving because what you see on the surface is usually only a small fraction of what lies below. Observing the behaviour of an anxious child is sometimes like looking at the tip of an iceberg: underlying the anxious … Read More

managing workplace stress

Practical Strategies to Manage Stress in the Workplace

Mental health can hold the best of us back, both at work and in life. And with mental health conditions costing organisations and individuals more and more each year, it’s time to tackle psychological well-being head-on. You can start by managing … Read More

The Anger Iceburg

Have you ever wondered why we get angry? According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, “emotions are, in essence, impulses to act, the instant plans for handling life that evolution has instilled in us.” In his book Emotional Intelligence, Goleman tells us … Read More

Top 10 Tips for Surviving Christmas

 Eat, drink and stay merry over the festive season Christmas is upon us! As well as being a joyous time of eating, drinking and being merry, for many people the festive season can be one of the most stressful times … Read More

Think Before You Freak: 3 Things To Keep In Mind About Anger

    1. Anger must be released. The dangerous thing about anger is it demands to be acknowledged. Whether it’s breaking, throwing, slapping, screaming or crying, it needs an outlet to be released. Unfortunately, this usually leads to impulsive decisions … Read More

Six Steps for Healthy Lifestyle Change

Emotional Labour: A significant interpersonal stressor.

    Over recent decades, industrial restructuring in the Western world has witnessed a significant shift of employment from agriculture and manufacturing industries to the services sector. This shift has seen an increase in face-to-face and voice-to-voice interactions in such … Read More

Stress and Wellbeing in Australian Women

  For the fourth successive year, the Australian Psychological Society (APS) commissioned a Stress and Wellbeing Survey of the Australian adult population. The key findings found for Australian women are: Wellbeing: Women reported significantly lower levels of wellbeing than men. … Read More