As regular clients of the Balanced Wellbeing Centre newsletters, you may be familiar with our catchphrase Inspire Your Vitality. Its intention is to encourage us to create more energy and positivity in our lives, especially since our busy lifestyles can leave us both physically and mentally depleted. When we feel energised, vital, and positive, we cope better with life challenges, our health improves, we feel happier, and we [...]
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As a Health Psychologist, I’m always interested in what the research is saying about what’s best for mind and body wellness. Some of you know that I read widely and will often apply the principles I learn in therapy pending on clients’ presentation. With the rise in mental health problems, gut issues, autoimmune diseases, obesity, Alzeimer’s, dementia, cancer, diabetes, heart problems, osteoporosis, dental disorders, and other chronic conditions, [...]
Whether you’re implementing dietary change, increasing your activity levels, or modifying your lifestyle, your actions are transforming your wellbeing from feeling: Now that you’ve taken that step, it is possible that you may need some emotional support to get you through the transformational journey. The road to wellness change can sometimes leave you feeling powerless. Your body and your mind are so used to operating in a [...]
During March-April, the Australian Psychological Society ran a public campaign - ‘Believe in Change’ - to promote psychologists and their work. Maybe you heard it on the radio, the television, in cinemas, or on social media. There were several goals to the campaign; one of them was to encourage people to seek support to create positive change in their lives. The idea of stepping into change can feel [...]
For many years now, thankfully, mental health has been on the public, political, and personal agenda. There’s nothing more exciting to me to know that men’s health has become a priority in our community. Somehow it doesn’t seem as natural or maybe even acceptable in some circles for men to share their feelings or to talk about their problems. And yet, the stats are not good for men. [...]
It's that time of the year again when our New Year's resolutions are put to the test. Did you make any? How are they holding up? Mine were to maintain good health and to have more fun. These are probably common ones. We could always do with more energy and vitality, and generating positivity definitely can lead to more fun. But, alas, New Year’s resolutions don't always stick. [...]