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.
Mindfulness in the now

Mindfulness in the now

As a psychologist I have had the opportunity to learn about many life changing skills and strategies and what has stuck out the most, the most beneficial, the most effective and what I believe a fundamental life skill is that of mindfulness

Beating the Winter Blues

Beating the Winter Blues

Many Australians report feeling flat, tired or lethargic during winter, with some experiencing more serious symptoms. Why is our mood impacted so much by the weather, and how can we beat the winter blues?

The iGen: Todays super-connected kids

The iGen: Todays super-connected kids

Our kids are one of the most connected in the world – yet anxiety and depression rates are increasing. Are smartphones the cause? Are they the evil devices that we sometimes make them out to be?

Sleep: One of Life’s Essentials

Sleep: One of Life’s Essentials

Sleep is one of those things that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. When we sleep our body will restore, rejuvenate, repair and regulate; and the experiences of our day are processed and consolidated in our memory.

Tweens

Tweens

These are our children between the ages of 9-13. They are not quite a teenager, and not a child anymore. Your once adorable, cuddly, little child, who loved a kiss and a cuddle, suddenly woke up one morning and is different.

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you” 

C. G. Jung

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