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.
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.
No relationship can be perfect all the time. No matter how in-tune and strong a bond is, there will inevitably be times where conflicts occur.
Parents doing the HSC often say their biggest worries about their teens are studying too much, or not studying at all or very little. How do we stay calm and survive?
By making self-care part of our regular routine, we can increase our emotional and physical health and sense of vitality and wellbeing.
Exercise isn’t just good for your physical health, it is an effective way to boost serotonin. According to Beyond Blue exercise can be just as effective as therapy and medication for treating mild-moderate depression.
This is not the typical article about alcohol and its harmful effects. I want to discuss our relationship with alcohol: Non-existent? Social friend? Dependant? Or Toxic relationship?
During my time as a leadership coach, one question I have heard many executives who are going through a crisis of confidence ask, is: “should I stay, or should I go?”
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
Communicating improves your bond and encourages them to listen to you. By walking, and not having to sit and look at someone while talking, they can say what comes to mind.
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?
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?