Month: October 2020
Square breathing

Square breathing

Square breathing to calm the mind Square breathing is one of the simplest breathing techniques I know to calm your nervous system, which will calm your mind and your body.  And the beauty of it is that you can do it literally anywhere! Photo by Alvan Nee on Unsplash...

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Online therapy sessions

Online therapy sessions

How to prepare for your online therapy sessions with me The benefits of online therapy sessions The beauty of online therapy sessions is that you can be as far away from me as Tasmania, but still feel like you are just down the road.  And in times like these, the...

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Deep sleep reduces anxiety

Deep sleep reduces anxiety

Deep Sleep Reduces Anxiety Levels When we have anxiety often one of the first things to suffer is our sleep.  It may be difficult for us to drop off to sleep: we ruminate, toss and turn.  Or maybe you have no problem dropping off, but wake suddenly at 3 am with an...

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How to build emotional resilience

How to build emotional resilience

How to build emotional resilience and bolster self-esteem Do you make an effort to look after your emotional resilience? Do you stand up for what you need?  Or do you prioritize your physical health, work or other people’s needs instead? Neuroscience tells us that...

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How to End Therapy Well

How to End Therapy Well

How to end therapy well There will come a time when you know you want to end therapy.  Perhaps you want to pause for financial reasons.  Maybe you want to try something different.  But hopefully it is because we have helped you with the issue you came in with, you’re...

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Grieving the loss of a pet

Grieving the loss of a pet

Photo by Eddie Howell on Unsplash Grieving the loss of a pet? Some tips to help you through the heartache To me there is nothing sadder than returning home from the vets with an empty carrier.  Five days ago I found out that a furry family member had an inoperable...

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Emotional eating (and how to stop)

Emotional eating (and how to stop)

Emotional eating (and how to stop) Do you struggle with food cravings?  I do.  I'm an emotional eater but learning the neuroscience and psychology of emotional eating has helped me quit. People always assume that a therapist totally has their act together, but we’re...

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