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June 2, 2022

Do you struggle with making decisions? This might help…

Do you struggle with making decisions?   It might help you to know that there’s actually a difference between a good decision and a good outcome. You might be worrying…
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May 20, 2022

Positive Psychology Counselling in Brisbane – Is it for me?

“Positive psychology is the scientific study of what makes life most worth living” Traditionally psychology has focused on what is “wrong” with a person, and how to fix their problems.…
DepressionHelpful ArticlesPersonal DevelopmentSelf-Care
May 11, 2022

13 telltale signs of depression that you may have missed

Depression can be sneaky – slowly eroding your confidence and enjoyment of life in a whole variety of ways. And unlike what many people believe, you don’t need to be…
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March 3, 2022

Seize your Morning, Seize your Day!

“Well begun is half done” - Aristotle Seize the day means making the most of your life as it is happening right now.  Do you often find your thoughts wandering…
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November 4, 2021

Learn to trust yourself enough to make decisions without the overwhelm

Learning to trust yourself  enough to make decisions and eradicate the overwhelm. Everyday, you’re faced with hundreds of decisions to make, mostly on your own. Wouldn't it be wonderful to…
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September 30, 2021

Starting small means it’s harder to fail.

Finding motivation - especially for change can be one of the biggest challenges many people will face, but it doesn't have to be. The key… Start small. Starting small means…
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August 30, 2021

Increase your confidence with these two easy changes today

Would you like to feel more confident? Who wouldn’t, right? We’ve got two easy exercises that can really change your confidence, that you can start using right away. Increase confidence…
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July 26, 2021

Motivation tips for when you ‘can’t be bothered

Do you struggle with getting motivated to do the tasks you want to be doing because of the thought ‘I just can’t be bothered?’. We've got some motivation tips to…
Woman people pleasing Helpful ArticlesRelationships
June 28, 2021

People Pleasing: 6 Signs You’re a People Pleaser, and what to do about it.

Do you suspect you’re engaging in people pleasing? People pleasing is when you rarely, if ever, say no to requests from others, and you do this even when you’re short…
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June 21, 2021

25 Easy Self-Care ideas, using Love Languages

What's your Self-Care Love Language? It might sound strange, but you can actually use a relationship theory to inform your most important relationship - the relationship you have with yourself!…
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April 22, 2021

Recharge with Sleep 

Most adults simply don't get as much sleep as they need, whether it be due to busy lifestyles, increased use of technology, stress/anxiety, or your surroundings (including parents who often…
ConfidenceDepressionHelpful ArticlesRelationships
March 4, 2021

Practical Tips On Managing Anxiety When Dating

Everyone worries about making a good first impression and when it comes to dating, that worry can get so much more intense. Sometimes, when the fear and anxiety becomes too…
ConfidenceHelpful ArticlesPersonal Development
March 4, 2021

How to stop saying sorry all the time

How many times have you said "I'm sorry!" when you haven't actually offended anyone or made a mistake, such as being a few minutes late to dinner, making a small…
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February 26, 2021

Goal Achievement With Ease

If you're like most people, you've done some reflection over the Christmas holidays. Made some plans. Set some goals, had some ideas, about how things will be different this year.…
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February 4, 2021

Managing Anxious Thoughts when Dating

When you’re chatting to potential dating partners (or even thinking about it!), do any of these thoughts run through your mind? “Why haven’t they texted me back? They probably think…
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January 14, 2021

4 Grounding Techniques That Can Help Decrease your Stress and Anxiety

Do you find yourself lost in your thoughts? Are you constantly thinking about the “what-ifs” or “should'ves?” Describe yourself as a worrier, anxious, or an overthinker? Or perhaps you notice…
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November 18, 2020

What’s My Attachment Style?

This article helps you to learn more about the way you are in relationships, and the reasons why! What is an attachment style? An attachment style is a way of…
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October 22, 2020

How to become a more resilient person by focusing on your VALUES!

Resilience is the ability to cope well with life's challenges. This doesn’t mean side-stepping any obstacle in your life! Being resilient means having the ability to  get through a particular…
ConfidenceDepressionHelpful ArticlesStress
October 8, 2020

Do I need to see a Psychologist, or a Counsellor?

If you’re considering pursuing therapy, you may have wondered whether a psychologist or a counsellor would best help you. Psychologists and counsellors are both licensed mental health professionals, and do…
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June 16, 2020

5 Telltale Signs You’re Reaching an Emotional Breaking Point

Noticed yourself feeling stressed out, overwhelmed or completely exhausted lately? You’re not alone. Right now, we’re facing some of the MOST challenging times of our lives. Yet with so many…
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May 18, 2020

How To Overcome Comfort/ Emotional Eating

Do you use food to change your mood - to avoid feeling sad, lonely, disappointed, angry, or ashamed? Then you’ve engaged in comfort eating (aka emotional eating). Don’t worry –…
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March 20, 2020

Recognising & Managing The Physical Symptoms of Anxiety

With all the uncertainty and change in the world right now, you might be feeling a little different to usual. Do you know how to identify if what you’re feeling…
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January 30, 2020

Feeling Anxiety At Work? How To Identify Work Stress Signs

Yes, you really can have THAT conversation in the office! Have you been struggling with anxiety at work, motivation and stress levels and are wondering if you might be getting…
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May 8, 2018

How To Make Good Decisions: Proven Tips from a Psychologist

Making quick, confident decisions is something a surprising number of people struggle with. The ideas below are designed to improve both your ability to make a choice you’re happy with,…
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May 8, 2018

How To Get More Motivated

Do you want a quick, easy shortcut to feeling more motivated? Who doesn't! Motivation is something that ebbs and flows for all of us, and the more motivational tips and…
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May 8, 2018

Top 3 Habits of Successful People

Successful people are people who know how to bounce back from setbacks. They believe they can cope when life doesn’t go their way. And because they keep going even when…
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May 8, 2018

Easy Self Care Activities To Combat Work Stress & Burnout

The five building blocks that underpin optimum mental health are to eat well, sleep enough, exercise, socialise and do something just for you, on a daily basis. Most people understand what…
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May 8, 2018

Healthy Eating for Mental Health: What & How Much?

Most people accept that ‘You are what you eat’ is a valid statement –if you eat unhealthily, you’ll end up with an unhealthy body. But what about an unhealthy mind?…
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May 8, 2018

2 Quick Steps to Improve Your Time Management

Would you like more time in your day? To feel less rushed and pressured, and more calm and in control? Who wouldn't! Here are two quick, Sage & Sound endorsed…
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May 5, 2018

Breathing Exercises to Calm Your Anxiety

Your breathing is deeply connected to your mental, emotional and physiological states. When you become agitated, feel anxious, or get mad, your breathing becomes faster. When you consciously slow your…
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April 17, 2018

Expressive Writing

Putting experiences into words is helpful. It’s why talking works to heal trauma, and why writing can do the same thing. Putting experiences into words contains them. There’s a lot…