Blog – Mental Health Articles & Insights from our Psychologists
We love to share our knowledge and experience of psychology to benefit all. Join us as we blog about everyday experiences, to less common ones. Inspiring wellness with tips, insights, humour, and of course, plenty of warmth.
Shoalhaven Psychology Services Blog is for you if:
- You are seeking shared experiences
- You want transforming handy tips
- You enjoy psychology insights about everyday life from innovative professionals
- You’re serious about wellness and need a bit of psychological goodness from molecules, minds and everything in between.
From early childhood we start forming friendships. Over time, these friendships may fizzle out or come to an end, but sometimes these friendships continue for many years.
Acceptance and commitment to being supportive of the LGBTQIA+ community came easy for me, but I do understand that for others it does not come that easy.
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.
Yes there are sacrifices we have to make when we have babies; so it’s important to keep alive those pieces of yourself whilst adapting to the here and now.
Humility. Equality. Growth. Gratitude. These are the four core values that represent what we stand for and how we provide our services at Shoalhaven Psychology Services.
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.
To celebrate the second birthday of our Kiama office, we are throwing a week long Birthday Bonanza Giveaway and gifting you with some of our favourite things – including a stay at Bangalay Luxury Villas!
It will be a big year, however if you put the preventative measures in place and are aware of the signs of burnout, you can make your final year of school a much more positive experience.
Whilst it is important to be able to self-sooth for our emotional wellbeing, some self-soothing behaviours may be considered socially inappropriate for age or self-injurious.
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.