Exercise: The No Drug Option For Depression And Anxiety

"FOOD is the most widely abused anti-anxiety drug in America, and EXERCISE is the most potent yet underutilized antidepressant." ~ Bill Phillips. Like me you are probably very aware of how important exercise is for your health. On a Saturday morning the walking track at our local Gold Coast beach…

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5 Science Backed Reasons Why You Should Laugh More Often

“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” ~ George Gordon Byron. A sense of humor is a wonderful gift. There is nothing quite like a good belly laugh to lift your spirits. Laughing might be as effortless as breathing for you, or relegated to those rare moments that catch you…

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The Vicious Cycle Of Alcohol And Depression

“Your future depends on the choices you make today. The future for this reason can be predicted by your day to day living.” ~ Israelmore Ayivormb In a culture where drinking is the social norm you can easily excuse / ignore the impact it might be having on your mental health,…

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The Mindfulness Revolution: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

“Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.” ~ Louis L'Amour Are you battling to get through the day because of stress, anxiety or depression? Maybe you have always been a worrier, always planning, thinking, preparing, and stressing…

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Practical Tips For Managing Your Christmas Stress

“When in doubt, always choose love & gratitude.” ~ Hal Elrod Christmas and New Year is promoted as a special time of the year for sharing, gift giving, and celebration. However, for many the romanticized version of Christmas can be the cause of significant emotional dis-stress. Christmas stress for you…

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