4 Antidotes to Feeling Stuck, Overwhelmed and Depressed

4 Antidotes to Feeling Stuck, Overwhelmed and Depressed

Emma's opening line as she plopped down was, “I need your help I’m feeling stuck, overwhelmed and depressed and I’m done with feeling this way. I’m on my third different antidepressant and I’m not feeling any better, I’m feeling worse.” I’d heard this comment...

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Have You Come to Accept Feeling Tired and Exhausted as Normal?

Have You Come to Accept Feeling Tired and Exhausted as Normal?

Have you come to accept feeling tired and exhausted as normal? Jackie had. Her doctor had told her being tired was part of being older and a grandmother and she’d do better if she lost the extra 10kg she was carrying, to reduce her risk of getting diabetes. If only it...

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11 Signs It’s Time For A Detox

11 Signs It’s Time For A Detox

Detox is certainly not a new concept. There’s hundreds of ways out there to cleanse and detox your body, anything from juice fasts, sipping bone broth to comprehensive programs. Many of which, may or may not tickle your fancy. As a society more and more chemicals are...

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Midlife Crisis or Midlife Transition?

Midlife Crisis or Midlife Transition?

A midlife crisis can be sign posted with a loss of your confidence, feeling anxious and disappointed in the middle years, often questioning your purpose and direction. Did you know the best indicator of a midlife crisis is big lifestyle changes? Being discontent and...

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Domestic Violence – The Silent Epidemic

Domestic Violence – The Silent Epidemic

Domestic violence is silently infecting our communities. I see many gorgeous women suffering from the effects of Domestic Violence past and present, each day in my work. I decided it’s time to speak up.   Did you know in Australia, 1 in 3 women have experienced...

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How You Do One Thing, Is How You Do Everything.

How You Do One Thing, Is How You Do Everything.

Did you know how you do one thing is how you do everything?  Small things, big things, under stress. There is a default pattern you keep repeating.  What’s yours?  How you handle and manage any situation, challenge or experience in your life is how you probably handle...

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Turn New Year Resolutions Into Lasting Results

Turn New Year Resolutions Into Lasting Results

Want to turn your new year resolutions into lasting results?    I'm actually not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions…but if it’s your window of opportunity seize it with both hands. Me, I’d prefer a deliberate reset reflecting on 2017 in December or right now and...

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Secret to Happiness #3: Self Love

Secret to Happiness #3: Self Love

The final Secret to Happiness Tip #3 has arrived, Self Love. A word liberally used these days – “you need to love yourself more”, "you can't love another person until you love yourself first", “you can tell she doesn’t love herself”, “if you loved yourself better that...

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Secrets To Happiness #2 (3 part series)

Secrets To Happiness #2 (3 part series)

Happiness is the latest buzz word. How's your happiness barometer going? I'm back with Secrets To Happiness #2. Any burning questions from Secrets To Happiness #1? Didn't see it? Click here. Next week is final secret in the series.  Secret To Happiness #2: “A happy...

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