Red My Lips Campaign - Sexual Assault Awareness Month

What is Red My Lips and what can I do to help?

Red My Lips The international campaign ‘Red My Lips’ runs annually each April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Red My Lips as the name describes, encourages supporters to don red lipstick throughout the month of April with aims to raise awareness around the prevalence and realities of sexual assault, dispel myths around rape, combat…

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder - Autism Awareness Day

Autism Spectrum Disorder

THURSDAY 2nd APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS DAY.   We are increasingly exposed to the term ‘Autism’, but we do not often understand exactly what is encompassed by the words ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder’.   What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? The term Autism Spectrum Disorder is used to refer to a lifelong disorder of development characterised by…

Let's Say No To Bullying and Violence

LET’S SAY “NO” TO BULLYING

I DONT WANT TO BE BULLIED ANY LONGER! WHAT IS BULLYING? Bullying is more than teasing or making fun of someone. “Bullying involves an initial desire to hurt, this desire is expressed in action, someone is hurt, the action is directed by a more powerful person or group, it is without justification, it is typically…

What Is Happiness? - Psychologists Loganholme & Capalaba

WHAT IS HAPPINESS ?

A Positive Psychologist can help you define your values and work with you to create balance in your life. What is happiness? Happiness is often associated with unrealistic, materialistic achievements. For example, the iconic Hollywood impressions of life. Unrealistic and materialistic desires can motivate us toward action but can also set us up for feelings…

How to Combat Insomnia and Get Some Sleep

How to Combat Insomnia and Get Some Sleep

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too little sleep or have poor-quality sleep which often results in them not feeling refreshed when they wake up. Insomnia can be acute (short-term) or chronic (ongoing). Acute insomnia is common and…

Finding Balance in Your Relationship

Finding balance in your relationship

There is nothing like the rush of a new love – agreed? We experience a surge of positive emotions including euphoria and increased motivation. These blissful emotions have often been accused of blinding us from some important truths about the charming new person in our lives. Charming indeed! Feeling aroused, energized, elated and focused, don’t…

Helping your Child Prepare for School

Helping your Child Prepare for School

So how can you help prepare your child for their first day of school?   Your child’s first day of school or kindergarten is always a moment for pause. Suddenly your toddler is no longer and your 4 or 5 year old is heading out to start school. While it is an exciting time, it…

What if I Could Live Without Anxiety?

What if I could live without anxiety?

What is Anxiety? Anxiety, nervousness, stress, worry – these are all words I’m sure you’re familiar with. In fact, it’s a natural human tendency to experience these emotions. Anxiety is the feeling that tells us danger is near and we need to be alert and ready to fight or flee. Unfortunately, some people experience anxiety…