healthy habits

Positive psychology – the power of learned optimism

Clinical psychology has traditionally focused on suffering, misery, conflict and mental illness within humans. As a result, the profession has come under scrutiny! As clinical psychologist Martin Seligman nicely states, “We not only want to focus on taking weeds out of the garden, we also need to cultivate and [...]

2020-08-21T09:29:00+12:00August 12th, 2020|

Nurturing our connections

Through COVID-19 lockdown, we saw and felt the desire and benefits of connecting with others.  We connected with our families, friends, neighbours, community, and work colleagues.  We also felt the global connection with others worldwide who were, like us, navigating their way through a very challenging time. We shared, [...]

2020-08-03T11:34:12+12:00July 30th, 2020|

Top tips for fighting fatigue

Feeling fatigued? You’re not the only one. Our work and home routines have been transformed by various stages of lockdown and upheaval. It might seem paradoxical that, for those of us who are objectively doing less, our fatigue is nevertheless increasing. But the true picture is much more complex.  [...]

2020-05-01T11:44:21+12:00May 1st, 2020|