Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Works

“Make each day your masterpiece." ~  John Wooden.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…

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

“Emotional pain is not something that should be hidden away and never spoken about. There is truth in your pain, there is growth in your pain, but only if it’s first brought out into the open.” ~ Steven Aitchison.If you are experiencing a stressful life event and struggling to cope…

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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 is…

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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 off…

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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 AyivormbIn a culture where drinking is the social norm you can easily excuse / ignore the impact it might be having on your mental health, physical…

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