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Perfectionism – Are you your own worst enemy?

By |2019-11-27T15:43:13+08:00November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Do you remember the heart wrenching post-race interview with swimmer Emily Seebohm after she won a silver medal at the London 2012 Olympics? She was distraught and inconsolable following this incredible achievement, viewing it as anything but remarkable. She said, “I feel like I’ve disappointed my parents and my coach…I don’t know what went wrong…I [...]

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Understanding Adult ADHD

By |2019-09-25T15:47:57+08:00October 9th, 2019|Men, Parents, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Is ADHD in adults, what was missed in childhood? Many people think that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a childhood disorder. While it is true that there must be symptoms present before the age of 12, it is estimated that up to 60 percent of those with childhood ADHD continue to experience symptoms in [...]

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Too Busy for Mindfulness?

By |2019-08-13T07:57:40+08:00August 28th, 2019|Anxiety, Children, Couples, Eating Disorders, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Parents, Positive Psychology, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Too Busy for Mindfulness? That’s me. Or so I thought for quite a long time… And I rarely sit still for any length of time. It turns out that practicing mindfulness does not have to be time consuming…or rigid or boring. It can be as simple as actively paying attention as you go about your [...]

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What is Emotional Eating?

By |2019-07-24T11:51:35+08:00July 31st, 2019|Eating Disorders, Men, Mindfulness, Mindfulness, Weight Loss, Women, Young Adults|

We don’t always eat to just satiate our hunger. Sometimes we use food to meet emotional needs, or to relieve stress and boredom, or to cope with unpleasant emotions like sadness, anger, loneliness, frustration – the list can be long. Emotional eating provides a release from discomfort and gives a brief sense of relief or [...]

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How To: Fight Fairly

By |2019-05-29T13:37:14+08:00June 19th, 2019|Couples, Men, Parents, Positive Psychology, Stress, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Remember Ross and Rachel from Friends? Remember the “we were on a break” fight that came up time and again for season upon season? Check it out if you want to reminisce or if the 1990s weren’t your heyday - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEn9YvJ3Gfg. Let’s face it, everybody gets angry and everybody argues with their partner. When done [...]

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Overcome Anxiety: Face Your Fears

By |2019-02-23T11:12:34+08:00February 23rd, 2019|Anxiety, CBT, Children, Exposure Therapy, Hypnosis, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Fear is our emotional response to a real or perceived threat to our wellbeing.  It is a normal and very important emotion that has helped us survive through the ages by identifying, predicting and avoiding danger. Fear compels us to act, to seek safety, and to survive.  The timeless example is the caveman fleeing from [...]

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