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Saturday, 30 July 2016 12:47

Social Anxiety Disorder

Ever feel like you're on the outside looking in? Are you shy? Do you find yourself wanting to crawl inside your shell?

Published in Analyse This
Sunday, 10 July 2016 17:54

Anxiety - An Evolutionary Recap

Anxiety as an emotion is as normal as a cycle on your washing machine. Our very survival depends on it, in fact. The sophisticated survival mechanisms in the brain have been around for 250 million years... so how does anxiety end up becoming disordered, as it has for around one in four of us?

Published in Analyse This
Saturday, 25 June 2016 13:03

Home

Did you know that in 2012, Americans spent over $65 billion on home decor? According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the average Australian spends $59 per week on household furnishings, $14 per week on audivisual equipment, and $13 per week on household appliances - that's $4,472 per year, per person. Clearly, our homes are important to us.
Published in Analyse This
Sunday, 19 June 2016 09:13

The Psychology of Home

What is it that makes a house a home? What are the things that make our home a sanctuary? Why can we sometimes not wait to be able to "just get home"? What is the psychology of home?

Published in Up Close & Personal
Saturday, 18 June 2016 18:21

Outraged - by Diana Kirk

First there was the silverback gorilla shot and killed at an Ohio zoo when a toddler fell in his enclosure. The video went viral across social media.

Published in Up Close & Personal
Skye Munro is the founder of Nurturing Connections, providing education and support services for parents, families and professionals. When she isn't busy commiting herself to working towards creating a more peaceful world (one loving family at a time), she loves to eat Japanese food, go on grand adventures with her family and perfect her handstands !!

Feeling emotionally and physically exhausted? Or more cynical or impatient than usual? Have you been getting sick more often? Or feeling less useful? If you answered yes to these questions, chances are you are burnt out.

Published in The Coping Toolkit
Saturday, 11 June 2016 14:45

The Well that Ran Dry

My biggest problem for the week has been that I haven't been able to cry. I'm not a crier anyway, I know that, but this week I should've cried but I couldn't. No tears. No matter how hard I squeezed my eyes shut and tried to force them out. Nada.

Published in Up Close & Personal
Sunday, 05 June 2016 11:18

Are you paying enough attention?

Have you ever driven home from a busy day at work, only to arrive not remembering much of what you saw on the drive home? Or have you stood at the fridge with the door open staring into unable to find what you're looking for despite it being right in front of you? This article puts the complex processes involved in focussing our attention into easy-to-understand terms.
Published in Analyse This

Welcome to the Coping Toolkit article on strategies to assist you to manage your teenager's social media use. This is the much shorter and user-friendly version of The One About Teenagers and the Internet. Please add comments regarding any other strategies that have worked for you!

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