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 [...]
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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. [...]
Those of you who have been keeping up to date with my Balanced Wellbeing Centre FB page will know that I completed Tony Robbins’ 4 day ‘Unleash the Power Within’ program last weekend. What a buzz. Facebook Page I first read his books ‘Unlimited Power’ and ‘Awaken the Giant Within’ in my 20s. They changed the way I saw my potential at that time in my life. [...]
For those of you who follow the BWC Facebook page you already know that the Eltham Wanderers Cricket club raised over $4,000 for Movember. The update is now $5,500!! This is a fantastic community effort. My son raised over $125, BWC's contribution from the piggy bank was $40, and there was about $25 raised from product sales. FYI, those of you who come to the clinic have the [...]
Busting the Mystery on Self-Belief We’ve heard it all before: Think positively and then you’ll feel good about yourself. But how true is this? And how can we harness positivity and bring self-belief to life? Despite that there are numerous books on positive thinking and self-esteem boosting, we humans consistently fall into the trap of doubting our ability to feel good about ourselves. Yes, of course, reading [...]