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Are you avoiding learning how to stop procrastinating?

By |2018-05-25T17:40:17+00:00May 25th, 2018|Anxiety, Men, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Procrastination can be a painful human experience – everyone does it at some point, even the most motivated person.  Another word for it is avoidance. Why do we procrastinate?  Three of the most common reasons for procrastinating are either boredom (we are avoiding the tedium or effort involved in doing the thing), magnifying the effort [...]

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How to conquer long-held and deep-seated fears (Radio interview)

By |2018-05-25T17:49:10+00:00May 24th, 2018|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Children, Couples, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Groups, Hypnosis, LAFM, Men, Panic Attacks, Parents, Resilience, Stress, Trauma, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

It’s amazing how long our minds hang on to the negative stuff that has happened in our lives. We know that when something negative happens and it’s distressing to us, our mind tends to create an unconscious plan to avoid it (the distressing emotion) from ever happening again. Psychology calls it a defence mechanism. If, [...]

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Channel Nine’s Tracy Vo interviews Psychologist Lisa Irving about hypnosis

By |2018-05-25T18:11:55+00:00May 18th, 2018|Anxiety, Childbirth, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Men, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Performance Enhancement, Procrastination, Self-esteem, Smoking Cessation, Stress, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Channel Nine's Tracy Vo interviewed Revive Health and Happiness Clinical Psychologist Lisa Irving about some of the uses and misconceptions about hypnosis in the TV studios in Perth. Watch the whole interview below

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FREE guided mindful meditations recorded by our team of psychologists

By |2018-03-03T17:22:59+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childbirth, Children, Couples, Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Pain Management, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Resilience, Resources for referrers, Self-esteem, Smoking Cessation, Stress, Trauma, Weight Loss, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

If the word "meditation" makes you think of tie-died t-shirts and flowers in your hair, read on because things have changed! It is fair to say that some of us have been a little put off by a few decades of meditation being linked to particular religious and 'spiritual' movements. Without taking anything away from [...]

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Is YOGA for me?

By |2017-11-17T09:46:01+00:00November 17th, 2017|Anxiety, Couples, Men, Panic Attacks, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Yoga, Young Adults|

As a certified yoga instructor, I get a variety of responses when I introduce myself to someone new. There is always some interest in the benefits of yoga but unfortunately, one of the most common responses is, "YOGA? Pfffttt! I'm not flexible/relaxed/confident/X/Y/Z enough to do that". While that is sometimes a bit disheartening as a practitioner, [...]

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Managing Stress in Life

By |2017-11-13T17:43:03+00:00November 10th, 2017|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Exposure Therapy, Groups, Hypnosis, Journaling, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Yoga, Young Adults|

What is stress? It is not uncommon for people to say they are feeling "stressed" at some time or another. Psychologically speaking, stress is not only very healthy but also one of the basic parts of learning and growth. Because that base level of stress is such a normal part of being human, not many of [...]

What is ‘Flow’ and how can it improve your life?

By |2017-11-06T11:54:26+00:00November 6th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Depression, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Self-esteem, Stress, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

What is Flow? The concept of Flow was developed by Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. It describes a state of mind where an individual engaged in a challenging task, feels that their performance ‘flows’, is effortless, that they are making progress and has the experience of being fully absorbed. People in the Flow state of mind report [...]

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The Psychology of Trauma: Resolving flashbacks

By |2017-11-13T12:32:10+00:00October 16th, 2017|CBT, EMDR, Exposure Therapy, Men, Resources for referrers, Trauma, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

Flashbacks often occur after a person has been involved in a stressful incident or trauma, which either threatened their safety or that of someone else. Over the years I have seen lots of people who have come to see me due to experiencing a trauma reaction, which includes flashbacks.  Examples include people working in jobs [...]

Ask a friend now: RU OK?

By |2017-09-14T15:18:26+00:00September 14th, 2017|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CBT, Couples, Depression, Journaling, Meditation, Memes, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Stress, Suicide, Women, Workplace, Young Adults|

We all need to know that someone cares. Ask a friend now: RUOK? Revive is very proud to support RUOK day 2017. Head over to https://www.ruok.org.au/ for heaps of information and downloads to help you get started.

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Managing Stress in Life

By |2017-09-06T08:37:46+00:00September 6th, 2017|Anxiety, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Stress, Women, Workplace|

It is not uncommon for most people to feel stress at some time or another. What we are referring to is that feeling of being overwhelmed by our work or life situation or that feeling of being tense and wound up and perhaps overreacting to what are normal situations. Too much stress over a prolonged [...]

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