Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Works

Have you ever been to therapy but just found it all to hard to apply in every day life? Or left feeling there is something wrong with you? I have! My quest for personal growth and emotional wellbeing finally led me to Mindfulness and then to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). …

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Supercharge Your Life with a Smile: Learn Why You Need To Do It More Often

Did you know children smile 400 times a day, compared to a meager 20 – 50 times a day for adults? A baby’s smile is triggered by almost anything and everything – even when they are in the womb. So how did so many of us lose this level of spontaneous joy?…

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5 Things You Must Know Before Seeing Your GP for a Mental Health Care Plan

If you are experiencing a stressful life event and struggling to cope you may consider seeing your GP for a mental health care plan (MHCP).  And for some people this can be helpful. However, this is not your only option. You also have access to numerous counsellors and psychotherapists with…

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Social Connection: Why You Need to Find Your Tribe

Are you or someone you care about experiencing loneliness? If so, you may also be aware of the impact of not having enough social connection is having on your physical, emotional, and mental health. You are not alone. In fact, loneliness has been described by some researchers as epidemic. Particularly for…

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Exercise: The No Drug Option For Depression And Anxiety

Exercise for Depression Like me you are probably aware of how important exercise is for your physical health, but unaware of the positive impact exercise for depression can offer.  On a Saturday morning the walking track at our local Gold Coast beach is a hive activity with people of all…

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