Almost half of us will experience some kind of mental struggle in our lives. Less than half of those will ever seek help, but it's not just when we're sick that we can use support.
New Year resolutions give an opportunity to reflect on self and on life, and especially on meaningful change. But keeping resolutions in focus can be tricky because we procrastinate, lose patience or allow other things to take priority. There are some important principles that can help with reaching your goals and that can empower you to take a positive step forward in the new year.
As children, we are taught many things that prepare us for adulthood. However, despite acquiring a variety of skills, many of us remain unclear about how to effectively deal with conflict. We often yell, slam doors or give the silent treatment...
by Sally Webster Art’s healing power is a popular subject these days. Most recently the astonishingly well received colouring book trend has brought attention to creating a calm mind through immersing oneself in a sea of meticulously penned colour. On a teaching level, events like the first-time conference collaboration between The New Zealand and Australian […]
Society has created a myth that Christmas is the ultimate time of the year when everyone gathers together to celebrate the perfect day! The media plays on this “Christmas perfection” and assumes that all families have a “designer” Christmas. Happy families waking to Christmas trees of fairy lights in two-parent families with a pine-tree that sparkles & gifts wrapped...
People are confronted with difficult and complicated situations daily and it is normal to feel anxious during these times. It may occur during a life-changing occasion like a wedding, in the middle of an interview for that coveted job opening or while closing an important business deal. And it could strike during more ordinary circumstances like meeting someone for the first time or simply when your name gets called to participate in class or even while waiting for a loved one to get home safely at the end of the day.
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