What is anxiety? Anxiety can be emotional, physical, behavioural or a combination of these. Anxiety disorders have shared symptoms and people may experience a range of symptoms across this spectrum of mental health disorders. Symptoms that interfere with your ability to carry out normal activities in life such as concentration, sleep and carrying out ordinary […]
Ways to Thrive
Anyone who knows me knows that I’m passionate about Psychology! It’s National Psychology Week in November 6-12. The theme for this year’s program is: Ways to thrive. So, I thought I’d share with you some suggestions for how to live happy, fulfilling lives despite the daily challenges we face in life. There are many ways […]
Time to unclutter your mind?
Spring is in the air. Optimism is buzzing. We wash the windows, do our spring cleaning and unclutter the house and the beds from all the warm winter woollies. We may even rush back to the gym to get rid of that extra winter fat. This may be a good time to unclutter the mind […]
Are you at a crossroads?
If you are experiencing any trials and tribulations, you may be feeling stuck in your current situation and it seems like there is no way out. What if you were just at a crossroads where there are two roads you can take? You look up the one and way it is a bumpy road – […]
Happiness is Being Grateful
Want to be happier in life? Try gratitude. Gratitude is one of the most overlooked tools that we all have access to everyday to enhance our wellbeing. Being grateful is free, it doesn’t take much time and the benefits are huge. What is gratitude? It is an attitude and emotion that expresses appreciation for what […]
The gift of being fully present within ourselves Melissa PurcellPsychologist Have you ever gotten in the car and then found yourself at home with no recollection of how you arrived? Or had a conversation with someone and not felt really ‘there’? Modern life is complicated – we work long hours, attend to the needs of […]