This may seem a strange heading. Positive people coping with depression? Yes, we can still remain positive, focused and participate in life. While depression is an illness that causes feelings of sadness, tiredness and lack of interest in many aspects of our daily, social and working life, it does not define who we are...
Have you ever looked at someone and thought “He/she’s so lucky. She/he has money, a great career, the opportunity to travel, and a wonderful relationship or marriage.” You’re not alone. I’ve done it too. It’s easy to feel a little depressed and start to over think why we haven’t been as successful as that person. […]
Often the terms of self-esteem and self-confidence are considered the same or used interchangeably. Although they are similar, they are in fact two different concepts. Self Esteem refers to how you view yourself overall and appreciate yourself for who you are – foibles and all. Self Confidence is how you feel about your abilities, and […]
“Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.” – Plato Before getting into the nitty gritty of anxiety as a topic, the good news is that anxiety is treatable. It’s also reassuring somehow to know that everyone experiences feelings of anxiety, nervousness, tension and stress from time to time. Anxiety takes on […]
There’s not a person alive who hasn’t had a time of thinking negatively. For some the move from negative to positive can be a real struggle and for others they ‘make it happen.’ Believe it or not there are some skills that we can take on board to help us become more positive. It’s time […]
Bullying, tragically, is an everyday phenomenon in schools, homes, and the workplace, yet it is widely misunderstood. In the workplace, bullying and harassment cost the Australian economy over 10 billion dollars per year. This amount does not cover the hidden costs of replacing those who leave as a result of psychological injuries and the hiring […]
It is not my intention to minimize the matter of suicide as it is a very complex and personal challenge for a vast number of individuals that make up our society. Thousands of people in each country take their own lives every year. This doesn’t take into account the number of attempted suicides, or those […]