An article is about silver linings that can result from going through trauma, loss or prolonged stress, including dealing with the pandemic.
This article describes the stress-relieving power of showing compassion in our relationships. For a more in-depth discussion about these themes, please listen to our podcast episode, Strengthening Self-Compassion. You can listen on the player below or on your favourite podcast player. For more episodes of our practice podcast, Psych Spiels and Silver Linings, click… Read more »
An article about a main theme from the recent World Congress of the International Positive Psychology Association – the importance of having a sense of agency, especially when facing adversity.
This article is about the experience of depersonalisation during a panic attack, a little recognised symptom that affects about 5% of adults each year.
Episode 41 – Lightening the Load As Melbourne has recently been in a fourth lockdown of the pandemic, we thought we’d cover some ways of coping through times of prolonged stress. We discuss the effects of prolonged stress, as well as some ways that you can assist with managing those effects. This Week’s Links… Read more »
This article includes a range of mental health tips for dealing with lockdowns and restrictions associated with Covid-19.
Stress tips for kids… Parenting can be so stressful. How can we best help our kids when their mental health is challenged? Psychologist Nahanni Sutton chats to Angie Hilton giving great advice on how to deal with children’s anxiety, particularly in this covid period. Here you’ll find tips on – School refusal – teen anxiety… Read more »
Episode 32 – The Helpfulness of Hope How can you boost hope? What is the relevance of hope? How can you tell if someone has lost hope? This week, Chris and Rowan discuss the topic of hope, both from the angle of restoring hope, but also the positive side of hope as a character strength…. Read more »
An article discussing the available resources that you can turn to when appointments with psychologists are scarce or unavailable.
This article describes how we can balance out three core systems of human behaviour to support self-compassion and reduce burnout.