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How are you coping?

As I write this, I can smell the smoke. Sometimes it's overwhelming but today it is less - or perhaps I no longer notice it. My dog has difficulties breathing in the smoke so she is going stir-crazy with not getting a walk. I wonder how we will look back on this Christmas. So many people experiencin…

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Grief at Christmas

When people that we love and are special to us die, Christmas can be hard, especially if their death happened close to Christmas. It is three years ago on December 18th when we discontinued my son's life support. He had tried to kill himself the day before and had done too much damage to his body to…

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Feeling Lonely This Christmas?

Every advert, every television show tells us Christmas is family time yet many of us find ourselves alone. Depression rises as Christmas approaches. If this is you, try these ideas.

1) Buy yourself a present. Although you know what it is, keep it until Christmas and increase your enjoyment! Pampe…

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Try something new at family gatherings this Christmas.

How much do you really know about your family? You may think you have heard all their stories but what if they could share one story with you that changed the way you thought about them and perhaps led to a deeper understanding of who they are and a better relationship?

This article by Priya Park…

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Are you dreading the family get-together?

Do you have one of those uncles (or any other relative) who just disagrees with anything and everything you believe in? Or somebody who has a bit too much to drink and then picks an argument with somebody? Here are some tips to help you get through the day.

1) Stay calm – breathe in for a count…

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World Smile Day - Friday October 4th

A smile costs nothing and yet has the power to change lives. When you smile, you feel happier and the people around you feel happier, and the people around them feel happier and soon your smile is spreading happiness to people you have never even met! Never underestimate the power of a smile. 

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Press Pause in September!

September is the month to disconnect from social media and reconnect with each other. 

Did you know that Australians spend on average 49 minutes every day on social media? And that women spend more time than men?

According to Roy Morgan Research the biggest users of social media are females …

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NLP - what can it do for you?

Imagine if your computer came without instructions. No clicking on 'Help' to get information on how to change or undo something. You are stuck with whatever programming it came with and whatever information you have put in, whether that information was harmful or beneficial. No 'Delete' button. No '…

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What is hypnosis?

There are a lot of myths around hypnosis - I regularly get people coming in the clinic who ask me not to make them quack like a duck. Or they say things like, 'My partner wants you to make me stop smoking'.

Well, the good news is I can't make anybody do anything they don't want to, whether that'…

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