5 Benefits of Mindfulness

5 Benefits of Mindfulness   Have you heard your psychologist say “practice some mindfulness”? And have you wondered “why?”   Well, here are just a handful of benefits to practice mindfulness today! Reduced rumination.Several studies have shown that mindfulness reduces rumination. For example, in one study by Chambers et al. (2008), participants at a 10-day…

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Dealing with Adult Bullies

Dealing with Adult Bullies   When we talk about bullying, we think of school yard scenarios involving children.  It is important, however, to consider the impact bullying can have in the context of adult interactions.  The outcomes of the bullying can be equally as severe for adults as it can for children, including feelings of…

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Why so Blue? Autism Awareness Month

Why so Blue? Autism Awareness Month   April is Autism Awareness Month globally and Autism Queensland has officially launched their “Go Blue for Autism” campaign in order raise funds and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a lifelong developmental disability that affects one in 100 Australians.   Firstly a recap on what Autism is…. Autism is…

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Deal with Changes in Life

HOW WELL DO YOU ADAPT TO THE INEVITABLE CHANGES THAT HAPPEN IN LIFE? How to deal with changes in life. Adapting takes RESILIENCE… read this! 10 Ways to build resilience 1. Make connections Good relationships with close family members, friends, or others are important. Accepting help and support from those who care about you and…

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