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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!

Published in The Coping Toolkit

Welcome to the second and final part of Mindful, with Dog, a thoughtful and reflective piece by American writer and editor of Penduline Press, Bonnie Ditlevsen, about her experiences of being mindful with her dog Chewbacca (Chewy) and her camera.

Published in Up Close & Personal

Rocky Hatley was born in Memphis, Tennessee and was held by the King himself - Elvis Presley! You just know he's going to have a lot of stories to tell in this latest Conversation on the Couch...

Thursday afternoons are without a doubt my favourite time of the week because that's when I pick my nephews, Will (11) and Tommy (9) up from school and spend the afternoon with them - no parents allowed.

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