7 Ways to Build Emotional Resilience
Do you find it difficult to ‘roll with the punches’ when stressful situations arise? Are you unable to manage life crises when they happen? It is all a matter of emotional resilience. Emotional resilience refers to a person’s ability to adapt and sail through stressful times easily. Resilient individuals undergo the same problems other people…Read More
What Shape is Your Relationship in?
Like a house, relationships are built with a strong foundation, a robust framework and a sturdy, hard-wearing roof, complemented by gorgeous interior and exterior finishes. Each of these levels addresses a fundamental principle of relationship intimacy, and without one, a relationship will crumble. This is the metaphor of the Sound Relationship House, a…Read More
Relationship Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore
The exhilaration of a new romance can turn even the most level headed person light-headed and giddy. Quite often we are all wrapped up in the thrill of a new relationship, that we ignore the Relationship Red Flags. Ignoring these relationship red flags may find yourself in a unhealthy relationship. This is it not your…Read More
How Much Does Counselling Cost ?
Many Australian counsellors charge based on an hourly rate. Hourly rates can typically range from $60 to $150 a session but some counsellors do offer a bulk discounted price for a packaged sessions. For more specialised areas of counselling such as relationship counselling or trauma counselling, expect rates to be around $100 to $180 per…Read More
Can Counselling Really Help Our Relationship?
I get a lot of questions about how couples should deal with relationship problems and whether or not it’s worth to go through counselling. The truth is that the success of relationship counselling depends on a number of factors. In order for counselling to be effective, the couple should be willing to engage in the…Read More
Why do we always seem to resist change? Suppose you’ve been following the same processes at work for many years and so far, it’s been working pretty well for you. And then something happens in the organization and you’re urged to shake things up and apply a new way of doing things. So you shut…Read More
Anxiety Attacks What Can I Do?
Living with anxiety is never really easy. Anxiety attacks can happen any time and in any place without your bidding. For some, it could feel like being stuck in an endless loop of worries. And for others, it manifests through a series of panic attacks; breathing speeds up, chest tightens and you feel nauseous. When…Read More
Stressed out or just Anxious? What’s the Difference?
We all know that feeling; the stomach ache, tense muscles, trouble sleeping, rapid breathing, the nervousness and a feeling of being restless for no apparent reason. These are just a few of symptoms of stress and anxiety. But what is the difference from being stressed out or just anxious? Stress and anxiety both trigger negative…Read More
5 Tips to Help Cope with Depression
Depression is now recognised as the most common mental health issue experienced by people. Currently it is estimated that 8-12% of people will experience depression at some point during their life. Those that have experienced depression will know how it can drastically influence your ability to function. Depression drains your energy leaving you feeling isolated…Read More