A Mindful Mother’s Day: How to counter emotional eating with mindfulness

May is fast approaching and happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. We spend so many hours of our day feeling headless and, in the clouds, it’s no wonder why May has been dubbed “Mindful May” by many… Continue Reading >

Body-Confidence 101: A Psychologist Shares her Guide to Self-Acceptance

The concept of ‘self-acceptance’ can sometimes have you thinking of yoga retreats, hour-long baths or pamper weekends. In essence though, ‘self-acceptance’ when it comes to body image is about developing a kind, accepting and respectful relationship with our bodies, including… Continue Reading >

Motherhood and Anxiety

Anxiety is a far more common issue with new mums than postnatal depression. For many women, anxiety, not sadness, is what they feel after having their baby. It can start in pregnancy and once the baby is born to grow to… Continue Reading >

4 Tips to Manage Holiday Binge Eating

With year-end functions and the festive season around the corner, there is a lot of anxiety around not binge eating. My client Mel was in a panic about how she was going to survive the festive season!! There are already… Continue Reading >

Don’t wish for a glamorous life. Instead, be okay with the mundane!

We came across a quote recently by Dr Edith “Mundane life is life too”. And it got us thinking… Generally a typical day can look like this: Wake up, prepare breakfast, pick up stuff off the floor, watch news, look… Continue Reading >

8 Simple Ways to Increase Your Families Mental Health

From the Team at Suicide Prevention Pathways   Ahead of Queensland Mental Health Week (9-17 October) and the Walk For Awareness presented by Tessa Group, we worked with the team at Suicide Prevention Pathways to share their learnings and insights… Continue Reading >

The Greatness of Gratefulness

Gratitude is the best attitude. Being thankful and grateful for the little things in life brings about a feeling of contentment and satisfaction. It significantly reduces worry and stress, enabling us to maintain peace, joy, and happiness. We must make… Continue Reading >

How to reduce stress as a parent

Stress is a normal part of life. It is simply a physical, emotional, and psychological reaction to anything that requires attention or action. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to function! However, when in excess it can feel very uncomfortable…. Continue Reading >

Preparing your Relationship for Parenthood

Preparing for parenthood can be both exciting and daunting. As expectant parents, we seek advice wherever possible about birth, feeding, sleeping, prams and car seats – but, what about our relationship? This new season of parenthood presents specific joys and… Continue Reading >

Three Ways to Stay in Control of your Health

What are we without our health? Not only does good health feel great, but making your health a priority makes all your other priorities in life a little easier to manage. Think of your body as like a bank account…. Continue Reading >