12 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

12 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep   Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3am, but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restful slumber. Researchers have identified a variety of practices and habits…

The Influence of Male Body Image In Media

The Influence of Male Body Image in Media   What is body image? Body image is how you perceive, think and feel about your body. Poor body image, and the role of the media in particular, has received a lot of press. And there is a widespread awareness of how it can contribute to eating…

Using Psychology to Manage Chronic Pain

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Stress Management Techniques to Manage Chronic Pain   Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) based Stress Management is best known for managing symptoms associated with mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. They are the most know and evidence based strategy and you are likely to so some CBT Stress Management at your…

Managing Chronic Pain

DID YOU KNOW THAT ONE IN FIVE AUSTRALIANS, INCLUDING ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN, LIVE WITH CHRONIC PAIN?  This number is HUGE and actually increases to one in three of the older (over 65) age group.  Those who experience chronic pain will know how much of an impact it can have on a person’s whole and the…

How to Support Someone Who Is Struggling

How Can I Support Someone Who Is Struggling? In today’s world, there is so much stress and pressure and unfortunately, mental illness or symptoms of mental illness are becoming all to common. We all have people who are important to us and we would do just about anything (if not anything!) for these people. It…