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Posts tagged with ‘behaviour’

  • Coping with the Holiday Season / Christmas Stress

    By Reception on December 11, 2017
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    Christmas is typically one of the more stressful events of the year. The expense of buying gifts, the pressure of last minute shopping, and the heightened expectations of family togetherness can all combine to undermine our best intentions. The following practical suggestions may help reduce your levels of stress. BUDGETING FOR CHRISTMAS For many of us, the Christmas aftermath includes […]
  • Don’t Panic! How to recognise a Panic Attack

    By Reception on July 12, 2017
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    Up to 40% of Australians will experience a panic attack at some point in their lives. Learn about the various symptoms of a panic attack and what you can do to manage them. (reference reachout.com.au) What is a panic attack? A panic attack is an intense rush of fear or anxiety that causes a person to feel like they’re in […]
  • SAD? Beat The Winter Blues (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

    By Reception on May 27, 2017
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    It’s that time of year again – when the days become shorter and darkness falls in daylight hours. And just like clockwork, those cheerful optimistic feelings of warm summer days have darkened along with the weather. Its natural for everyone to begin feeling a little melancholy when the days are short and cold. However for some people, seasonal change brings with […]
  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

    By Rachael Willis on April 11, 2017
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    What Is Autism (ASD)? Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that affects, among other things, the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. The month of April is Autism Awareness month and to support the cause we wanted to share a helpful guide to understanding ASD and ways to support this disorder […]
  • Help to understand Bipolar disorder on @WorldBipolarDay

    By Reception on March 27, 2017
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    Bipolar disorder isn’t to be confused with simple mood swings. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that is characterised by dramatic mood swings, racing thoughts, and restlessness. The condition was once-called “manic-depression” due the extreme mood swings between severe depression and elation, verging on euphoria, or mania. Sometimes people who are perceived to be “moody” are labelled by others as […]
  • #InternationalDayofHappiness

    By Reception on March 20, 2017
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    TIME TO SMILE??? It’s Monday morning and you may be feeling less than chipper but believe it or not, today is International Day of Happiness!! On this day Thousands of people all around the world are taking action to support the International Day of Happiness, and so are we! 🙂 I know that there are many people struggling to find […]
  • How daily routine can help your Mental Health

    By Reception on March 10, 2017
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    Have you noticed how anxiety and stress levels go through the roof during chaotic, disorganised days? I mean, how could they not when you’re running around and not getting anything done? There are many benefits of a solid daily routine and improving your mental health is one of them. When we stick to a daily schedule or routine we reduce stress […]
  • Not Sure If You Need Counselling?

    By Reception on February 23, 2017
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    Perhaps you have been thinking about having therapy for a while or maybe you just feel isolated and unsure where to find support? One day you feel really low and want to speak to someone as soon as possible.  The next day you feel a little better and the thought of reaching out passes. Sound familiar?  We all have good and […]
  • Empowering Equines is Coming Soon!

    By Rachael Willis on February 13, 2017
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    Equine-assisted therapy & learning is almost here! I have been busily working behind the scenes and networking with some Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) colleagues across the Pacific (Australia, US and Canada) to finalise my equine therapy and learning program “Empowering Equines” which is due to launched very soon! The EAGALA Model of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Personal Development, is experiencing […]
  • How’s your Headspace?

    By Rachael Willis on January 31, 2017
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    For some, the start of a new year is a great time to make resolutions and work towards some great achievements. We hope that keeping on top of your mental health and general wellbeing is right up the top of your list and kept in focus throughout the year. Looking after your headspace doesn’t need to be overwhelming, there are […]