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Managing Anxiety at Home

Managing Anxiety at Home

Managing Anxiety at Home What is it?  Anxiety is intense feelings of being afraid, nervous, tense or worried that are too strong for the situation, go on too long and get in the way of normal life.  What are the Core Symptoms?  a panic attack (a sudden intense episode of fear)shortness of...

Dealing With Toxic People

Dealing With Toxic People

*** Dealing With Toxic People *** *****Read on for a quick mindset tip ***** Do you have toxic people in your life? Perhaps it’s a friend, family member, work colleague or employee. Do these people TRIGGER you?....... Do you find yourself getting HOOKED into rumination, frustration, unpleasant...

***Your Probably NOT going to FEEL Like it!***

***Your Probably NOT going to FEEL Like it!***

🧡Motivation Is Rubbish - Part 2🧡 Here’s the thing, sometimes we actually forget we CAN CHOOSE our action! Instead we don’t take action because we don’t have the “Motivation” or we “Don’t feel like it”....... guess what.......Your Never Going To Feel Like It!!!! Now that we have established that...

*** Motivation Is …… Rubbish ***

*** Motivation Is …… Rubbish ***

“I just don’t have the motivation” “I don’t feel motivated” “If I could just get motivated” “When I get the motivation I will.....” Do these sound familiar???? The problem is waiting for the motivation or trying to “find” motivation BEFORE you take action is NOT a good tactic. Why??? Motivation is...

**STRESSED, RUSHING, BUSY, BUSY, BUSY**

**STRESSED, RUSHING, BUSY, BUSY, BUSY**

**STRESSED, RUSHING, BUSY, BUSY, BUSY..... SOUND FAMILIAR?** Does This Sound Familiar? You wake up, and the chaos begins... You feel your stress start to rise. You are busy getting the children dressed, feed and ready for school, all the while battling complaints about the breakfast they...

***HEY SUPER MUM!! WHERE ARE YOU?

***HEY SUPER MUM!! WHERE ARE YOU?

***HEY SUPER MUM!! WHERE ARE YOU? ... OH THAT’S RIGHT, YOU DON’T EXIST!!!!!!*** Hey Super Mum. Are you like me, are you a NOT so “Super Mum”? Do you feel pressure to be busy? To tick all the boxes? Do you feel the need to be able to say ..... YES     YES ....I go to yoga, pump class,...

Take Ten Breaths!

Take 10 Breaths Practicing to breathe effectively can be extremely beneficial in times of stress and anxiety. Why? Because re-regulating the breath helps to communicate to the brain that we are not under threat. This helps to “turn off” the fight and flight survival mechanism responsible for the...

Don’t Tell Me You Are One Of Those People!

“DON’T TELL ME YOU ARE ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE!!” Recently, I was speaking with a friend and she shared a story with me. She told me of a recent event where she witnessed a family member unwrap a small chocolate with the intention of giving it to my friend’s one-year-old child. My friend saw this...

Melissa Johnson the Director of Thriving Minds Psychology Clinic, holds Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a General Psychologist and is an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society.