Mindfulness for Anxiety Disorders: Your Proven Weapon for Managing Stress

Did you know reported levels of anxiety amongst children, adolescence and adults have been steadily and significantly rising since the 1950s? The ABS report on mental health in 2007 found that 45%, (almost half of all Australians) would have met the criteria for a diagnosis of a mental disorder at some point…

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Building Resilience: 8 Things You Can Start Doing Today

Over the last couple of decades the taboo subject of depression and anxiety has dominated social media. Even celebrities and sports people are breaking their silence. At the same time breakthroughs in research have identified the key role emotional resilience plays in managing emotional health. Positive psychology in particular recognises that all people, no matter their…

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The Symptoms of Depression and Preventative Action You Can Take

Depression is a common and treatable problem that affects your thoughts, emotions and behaviour. It is experienced by one in every five women and one in every eight men. Depression or sadness is a normal reaction to loss, challenging life-issues or when self-esteem is affected. However, when the symptoms of…

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De-friend Anxiety: Learn How to Manage Stress and Anxiety in Your Life

WHAT IS ANXIETY? Anxiety is a normal and healthy adaptive state that prepares you for stressful or threatening situations. You see your body is releasing adrenaline to prepare you physically and mentally to cope with stress and anxiety. This ‘fight or flight’ response was crucial to your ancestors’ survival, preparing them…

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The Loneliness Cure for Isolation and Depression

It may seem obvious that the loneliness cure for isolation and depression is connection. But for many the skills required to make and maintain meaningful relationships have been lost in the pace of our fast moving society.  This is a problem because your health and happiness is strongly linked to how…

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