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How To Go From Bored to Awed
March 15, 2011
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So many destructive behaviours have their origin in boredom. From overeating to excessive drinking, addictions, watching mind-numbing crap on TV or constantly buying ‘stuff’. So why are we all so bored?? Consumption – Affluence’s Boredom Cure By 2020, 300 million people in China (that’s the same size as the population of the US) will advance […]
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Cut This Out Of Your Diet & Dramatically Improve Your Mood
March 1, 2011
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Nothing improves a low mood like a ‘little treat’ right? Unfortunately, according to a new study*, the naughty snacks that don’t look good on your thighs, aren’t doing your mental health any favours either. photo credit: Dominique Godbout The study of 12,059 volunteers found that trans and saturated fats can raise the risk of suffering […]
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Get Motivated & Stress Less
February 10, 2011
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Is Inertia Stressing You Out? A lot of stress is created in our lives when we know we should change something – be it an attitude, habit or situation – but rather than address it, we dilly dally, perfecting procrastination into an art form. You only need to look around the now deserted gyms, that […]
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Spring Clean Your Psyche
February 4, 2011
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They say that a change is as good as a holiday – but in my opinion, nothing can lift your mood like, (as my mother would say) ‘a damn good clear out’. (Usually uttered when she’d take a peek into any of my cupboards). Cleaning As Therapy  It’s sort of counterintuitive really, because when you […]
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The Power Of Perspective In Beating Depression
January 11, 2011
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There are flash flood warnings for the city of Brisbane where I live and worringly, my lovely river-side suburb in particular, is tipped to be one of those affected most by the rising river waters and excess releases from our state dam (the contents of which is equal to the volume of water in Sydney […]
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Who’s To Blame? Boral? Gold Coast City Council? The Koalas? Or YOU?
December 21, 2010
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Q. A construction materials manufacturer is currently planning to develop lush natural, Gold Coast bushland into a quarry. They say that the resident koalas and wildlife will be better off with a quarry established. Regardless of whether or not you think the corporate giant is talking out of its backside, answer this: Who’s to blame […]
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The Sedona Method For Letting Go Of The Need For Control
November 18, 2010
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If you read my post on How To Release The Need For Control, you might be interested in a visualisation technique I found  from The Sedona Method, which I’ve adapted for my own purposes below. The Sedona Method is a system that helps you release limiting thoughts and beliefs and gets you observing your thoughts more, […]
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How To Stop The Fear Of Failure Ruining Your Life
November 11, 2010
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No one likes to fail. Especially me – I’m super competitive. In fact, until recently, if I didn’t think I could win/succeed at something I wouldn’t even try or participate.  I know, I know. Crazy right? The thing is (and I’ve only recently explored this within my psyche fully) – I totally fear failure. My […]
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Say Goodbye To Self Doubt
November 1, 2010
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When I was first trying to get this blog off the ground, progress was slow – painfully so, in fact. I had SO many negative thoughts running through my head it was almost embarrassing (particularly for someone writing a self help blog!). These days, I’m super vigilant about the quality of the thoughts I allow […]