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.
The human psyche can easily be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of deceptive tactics that are currently circulating at large, and perhaps even closer to our work and home than we’d like…
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.
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.
A great exercise I did recently at a staff development day was to think about a negative in your life and turn it in to a positive. Here’s one we used, thinking “my house is always a mess…my kids just leave their stuff everywhere!”…
Is your heart rate up yet? Just thinking about these common situations is enough for anyone to empathise with what we all experience at times: stress.
Primary-school aged children and teenagers can have separation anxiety. So as a parent, what should you look out for and what can you do to help?