Does perfectionism rule your life? Do you worry about how other people might judge you? Do you exhaust yourself in the pursuit of perfection in your appearance? In your home? In your relationships or in your work life? As a student have you struggled to get past the introductory paragraph of an assignment because it […]
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There are a multitude of benefits that come from a regular practice of reflective journaling.
How you manage your feelings has a massive impact on the quality and enjoyment of your life. A core component of counselling and therapy is to assist you to best manage your feelings. To enhance your ‘emotional intelligence’. There are many approaches to working on feelings. I use a variety of therapies, techniques and tools […]
The more you practice positive thoughts and emotions, the easier it is to maintain a more positive emotional baseline through the challenges of daily life.
Are you at risk of Lifestyle Burnout? Lifestyle burnout is essentially caused by an overload of chronic stress and no ‘off’ switch. It is a product of being too busy for too long without sufficient refuelling or balance. You have no periods where you can tune out. Slow down. Truly relax and have time for […]
Are you living your life by design? Living your life by design is like being a conscious and well resourced manager. You know what you want. You are deliberate, strategic and pro-active in making that happen. How you manage yourself plays out in how you manage each part of your life. People who live their […]
TED talks are addictive! If you haven’t already discovered TED talks then this website could easily become a favourite. Whatever your interests, TED talks are bound to have something worth watching. This site deserves regular visits as the fabulous content is continually expanding. Here you’ll find diverse topics that go far beyond the Technology Entertainment […]
Applying immediate burnout remedies is essential if you are already in burnout territory. Recovery is not an overnight quick fix. Using the analogy of a bank account, recovery requires consistently making more deposits than withdrawals into your energy account. This needs to be maintained over an extended period of time. Usually for several months. In […]
This post provides a checklist to identify sources of stress. These stressors are grouped into broad categories. This helps to recognise the many ways that stress can impact us. Sources of Stress – Time and Resource Management Over commitment – a poor match with your time, energy and resources Time pressure Poor work life balance […]
Sometimes people can feel apprehensive or uncertain about their first appointment with a psychologist. This is very normal and natural.