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Reframe your thinking for long-lasting changes to your diet and health

Earlier this year SBS aired a show called The Truth About Your Health" where health law and professor Timothy Caufield said that “By the time a woman is 45 she will have tried 61 diets.” That’s an alarming statistic and very unhealthy. Australians, and it’s not just women, have an unhealthy obsession about their weight [...]

By | 2018-07-22T20:24:52+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Flight or Fight Response

The fight or flight response is a concept developed by Harvard physiologist Walter Cannon. It is our body's automatic reaction that prepares us to confront or run away from perceived danger. It’s automatic because mother nature created us to react that way. It begins in the amygdala, an almond-sized gland near our temple. When it [...]

By | 2018-07-04T21:58:48+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

How do you behave in a conflict situation?

Imagine that you’re having a disagreement with someone, things get heated, your emotions kick in, and you react. How do you react, and how does that reaction affect you and the other person? Naturally your reaction will be different in different situations. When your partner or kids upset you, your reaction may be very different [...]

By | 2018-05-11T21:39:59+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Relationships are the gardens for health and longevity

Satisfying relationships not only make us happy, they also influence our long-term health as much as getting enough sleep, eating healthy, and not smoking. It is well known that those with strong social connections benefit mentally, emotionally, and physically—with lowered mortality rates compared to those who are socially isolated. The reverse is also true, however, for as fulfilling and satisfying a [...]

By | 2018-04-28T05:13:26+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Take a deep breath for one of the best ways to manage stress

Take a long deep breath. You made it! It’s Easter school holidays and that means it’s time to take a breath both figuratively and literally. You probably already know that breathing exercises are good for you but are you making time for one of the simplest and easiest ways to manage stress? Stressful situations like [...]

By | 2018-03-30T16:55:45+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Uncovering The Source Of Your Inner Saboteur – You!

It’s estimated that a typical person makes 300 to 400 self-evaluations every day. That’s a lot of opportunities for self-improvement IF all or even half of those self-evaluations were positive. Unfortunately, up to 80% of those inner evaluations are negative and destructive. It’s almost impossible to maintain a positive attitude at work when your inner [...]

By | 2018-03-30T16:32:47+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Eating well positively affects mood and brain function

As the school year starts to gather momentum, and the pressure starts to build up, our relaxed holiday mood is definitely beginning to get lost in the business of our daily grind. But did you know that you have two “brains”? It’s true. (And no - this doesn’t explain why you’re twice as smart as [...]

By | 2018-03-05T13:52:22+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Your phone might be why you’re not getting a good nights sleep

Have you woken from a bad nights sleep grumpy and irritable? It can ruin your entire day not to mention the effect on your co-workers, friends and family. You can find yourself being triggered by the most trivial of things. That’s because waking up irritated starts our day in a stress response. Sleep disturbances can have [...]

By | 2018-02-26T16:00:21+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Back To School : Are Your Kids Psychologically Equipped?

Parents spend hundreds of dollars on new school uniforms, school shoes, stationary and other essentials for their children at the beginning of the school year.   All this emphasis on the physical needs of your children, yet what about their psychological and emotional needs?  What can be done to provide our children with the emotional stamina, [...]

By | 2018-02-15T21:47:11+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Back To School : Are Your Kids Psychologically Equipped?