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How to find a therapist

6 tips to finding the right therapist for you

The first step to overcoming any given problem often involves admitting that we need help. Life is full of challenges and issues – relationships, families, careers, sickness, deaths and many more. The journey to overcome issues such as depression, anxiety, addictions, compulsions etc regularly goes beyond what an individual can manage alone. Sometimes outside help…

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Why is it so hard to lose weight?

How to lose weight – why is it so hard?

The weight loss industry has tried to convince people for many years that it’s easy to lose weight. From diets, to gym equipment and pills, weight loss is a billion dollar industry. The fact remains, over 60% of people in Australia are considered overweight or obese. It is clearly a growing problem. Here are some…

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Social Media Addiction

Social media addiction – Hard facts you cannot ignore.

Social media addiction is a growing global phenomenon that is gaining increased attention. Social media has allowed us to connect with others in unprecedented ways, but this freedom also comes with a price. Here is some information on social media addiction today: Over 3 billion people use social media globally In 2018, over 3 billion…

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Why is it so hard to quit smoking?

Smoking – Why is it so hard to quit smoking?

We all know smoking is bad for us and costs money. But why do we find it so hard to quit? Here are some reasons why it’s so hard to quit smoking: It’s uncomfortable to quit smoking If we have been smoking for many years, our mind has built a strong automatic habit. Changing the…

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Common myths about anxiety

Anxiety – 7 common myths debunked

It is estimated that over 2 million people suffer from anxiety in Australia. This common mental health condition will affect one in three women and one in five men in their lives. Many people do not understand the nature of anxiety.¬†Here are some commonly held beliefs: Anxiety is caused by chemical imbalances There is no…

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Binge Drinking

Alcohol abuse – Binge drinking and more

Alcohol is big business. Over 60% of adults report drinking at least once a week. Up to 25% acknowledge to binge drinking on a regular basis. Binge drinking can cause serious problems in a variety of ways. Here are some facts that you should know about alcohol abuse: Binge drinking has a huge cost on…

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Surprising facts about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Surprising facts you should know

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common but often stigmatised mental health issue that affects millions around the world. Here are some facts on PTSD that you should know: PTSD effects often appear years later Trauma can trigger PTSD but in most instances it is not diagnosed professionally.¬† Symptoms can sometimes appear years later…

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Facts About Insomnia

Insomnia – Facts you should know

Insomnia is a common sleep problem that affects an estimated 8-15% of the world’s population. Here are a few facts that you might not have known about it: We sleep a lot less than we think In one recent study, 18% of people report sleeping less than 5 hours a night. This leads many people…

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Does punching and yelling work?

Anger Management – Does punching and yelling work?

Anger is one of the most common but often misunderstood emotions. We all know that explosive feeling, but do we know what it really is? Here’s the truth about a few common myths on anger. Anger is a bad emotion Anger is a perfectly normal emotion that we all have. There are many instances when…

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