Tips for surviving the Festive season

Tips for surviving the Festive season

As the song says, Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year but for some of us, the Festive Season can be pretty stressful and not so joyous. Having to spend time with relatives that we don’t particularly like. Feeling exhausted after a hectic year and the...
Tips for thriving in the digital age

Tips for thriving in the digital age

Thriving in the digital age requires making the most of our ability to connect but avoiding overload, according to the Australian Psychological Society, which has released tips for evading the pitfalls of the online world Social media has become a really important...
Perinatal anxiety and depression

Perinatal anxiety and depression

Perinatal anxiety and depression can happen to any expecting or new parent. It is a serious illness that does not discriminate. 1 in 5 expecting or new mums and 1 in 10 expecting or new dads will experience perinatal anxiety or depression. Postnatal Anxiety &...
Anxiety

Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal response to something dangerous or stressful. But when we are anxious we feel pretty awful. Being anxious has nothing to do with our character or sensitivity to things. In fact, just about everyone will suffer from anxiety at some point in their...
Depression

Depression

Just about all of us at some point in our lives has felt flat, or we don’t feel like ‘ourselves’. This is a normal part of being a human. We get sad, disappointed; we feel a gap between what we want and what we’ve got. We have a few days of this and kick out of...