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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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Happy (and healthy) Chinese New Year!

By |2018-02-16T16:52:03+00:00February 16th, 2018|Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Anxiety, Couples, Depression, Meditation, Memes, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Stress, Women, Young Adults|

It takes many colours to make a rainbow and likewise, many cultures to make the beautiful world in which we live. For many of our friends and colleagues, today - the 16th of February 2018 - marks the official first day of the Year of the Dog. For our friends who won't be directly celebrating [...]

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Tips for Valentine’s Day: How to talk to a future friend

By |2018-04-30T14:05:36+00:00February 13th, 2018|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, EMDR, Hypnosis, Interpersonal Therapy, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Self-esteem, Trauma, Women, Young Adults|

Psychologists don't only help people with a mental illness, they also offer coaching and other tools and techniques that can help everyone achieve more. On the eve of Valentine's Day, this article by Clinical Psychologist Lisa Irving is not about mental illness at all - nervousness and fear are very "normal" emotions felt by all [...]

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Psychological strategies for a better Christmas

By |2017-12-18T09:02:11+00:00December 18th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Stress, Women|

Psychological strategies for a better Christmas Whether you realise it or not, you may have always had a psychological strategy for managing Christmas. Often the strategies we develop are unconscious and short-term focused, and they change over time depending on the result you are seeking. As kids, many of us anticipated Christmas with joy For example, [...]

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Procrastination and simple steps to avoid it

By |2017-11-24T17:46:47+00:00November 24th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Stress, Women, Young Adults|

Study, stress and procrastination As a teenager studying full-time, some of the biggest causes of stress can be homework, assignments and due dates. The stress then becomes amplified as the due dates draw closer and self-inflicted pain of procrastination can become a major problem. Recently, I had been given an assignment by a teacher and [...]

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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Feeling stuck? Revive can help

By |2017-09-28T19:08:08+00:00September 28th, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Couples, Depression, Grief and Loss, Meditation, Memes, Men, Mindfulness, Performance Enhancement, Positive Psychology, Procrastination, Self-esteem, Stress, Women|

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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The psychology of self harming teens

By |2017-09-02T12:41:57+00:00September 2nd, 2017|Anxiety, CBT, Children, Depression, Grief and Loss, Hypnosis, Journaling, Meditation, Men, Mindfulness, Parents, Positive Psychology, Resilience, Resources for referrers, Self-esteem, Stress, Suicide, Trauma, Women, Young Adults|

Self harming Teens – what’s it all about? Teenagers who self harm typically describe either a surge of emotions which can be overwhelming or an absence of feeling, described as feeling “numb”.  Sometimes the behaviour can be viewed by others as a way of seeking attention, though for lots of people who self harm it [...]

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