anxiety at work

Breaking the busy habit

Too much to do Not enough time Feeling frantic/overwhelmed Feeling I’m not doing anything properly How many of these comments resonate with you? It’s a dilemma that we are hearing more often, and it seems, more intensely. Many people have described to us how the dilemma of having [...]

2019-10-29T16:22:58+13:00September 25th, 2019|

Finding the line

How do you know if the stress you are experiencing is “normal” or something more serious that you want to pay more attention to? A good rule of thumb is when the stress has been going on for too long, when there hasn’t been enough opportunity for recovery, [...]

2019-10-29T16:28:41+13:00September 23rd, 2019|

The value of nature, even in winter

Think back for a moment to when you last spent some time in nature. It may have been a brief walk, or you may have spent a whole weekend in a remote scenic location. Regardless of how long you were there, how did the experience make you feel? What did [...]

2020-01-28T17:02:56+13:00August 23rd, 2019|

Is perfectionism a problem?

Some topics in our work with clients seem to create hearty debate more so than others. One of these topics is perfectionism. As psychologists, we are wary of the negative impacts that holding overly high standards for oneself can have – unnecessary stress, depression, and even underperformance. However, for [...]

2020-01-28T17:04:33+13:00March 30th, 2019|