There are times when I say to a client “…look how far you’ve come. Remember when we first met…?” Just this sentence can be a topic of discussion. It is such a privilege seeing a person (or a couple) reflect on their own growth
It’s hard to know what to expect from your first session with a psychologist. Firstly your psychologist will give you a warm greeting in the waiting room and introduce themselves.
There is something about being lost in nature that brings a sense of harmony. How lucky am I, to have been invited to join a surf and meditation retreat, lost somewhere in nature’s finest.
When life is constantly throwing stuff at us it often feels like we do not have the time to not be fine. It is important to remember that there is never a bad time to ask for help.
Is it possible to plan a diet for a good mood? This is a complex question and there is constantly evolving research – but the short answer is yes, food does affect our mood.
The past 12 months has had more than its fair share of trauma. From fires to floods, then COVID and an ongoing battle with increasing rates of suicide. The more connected we feel, the easier it becomes to overcome obstacles.
When children and parents begin living in blended family situation, they bring with it a variety of complex issues that need to be addressed and navigated to create (fairly) harmonious living arrangements.
Imagine if we could find a universal strategy that could support and promote sustainable emotional and behavioural well-being in our children? What if we could do this not only in our own communities but within our education systems too?
I’m talking about Anxiety. Worry. Fear. That emotion that over activates our brain at exactly the time we should be sleeping.
Research shows that if we meet regularly, face to face with friends, spend time with them, depression and anxiety rates are lower
We don’t always have to like or enjoy change, but sometimes, even if we don’t like it, we can work towards finding acceptance.
You step in all your senses are filled with an ‘aahhhh’
This is the beauty of the Coastal Floats, you begin to immediately shift your perspective the moment you open the door.