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Social Anxiety & Trauma

Social Anxiety & Trauma

Trauma has the tendency to play a key role in the symptoms experienced by someone who has social anxiety.

An example of a traumatic event from my own personal healing experience was when I was in primary school. I was in Year 2 and I had just come back from a trip up to the Northern Territory in Australia. We had a show and tell day that day…..

Tips To Access Your Natural Beauty

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Tips To Access Your Natural Beauty

We live in a time where there is such a strong focus on personal image. From body image, to material possessions to lifestyle,. It can be easy to fall into the comparison trap and in turn feel like you’re not enough.

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Feeling Powerless?? Gain Your Power Back!!

Feeling Powerless?? Gain Your Power Back!!

When my clients come to see me, whether it be for a mental health concern or an addiction, there is always something they have in common - the feeling that they are not in control of their own life.

Feeling Mentally Drained?

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Feeling Mentally Drained?

Do you find yourself to be mentally, and even emotionally drained?
Do you often get stressed, anxious, overthink and then feel burned out?
You are definitely not alone.

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Someone I love has Depression

Someone I love has Depression

Finding out a friend or family member is suffering with a mental health problem can be a tough situation.

Releasing Anger

Releasing Anger

We all know that feeling, it generally comes on in the pit of our stomach then spreads to our whole body. Our fists tend to clench, we grind our teeth and a fire starts to burn within us that starts to rise.

How to let go of the past...as told by a therapist

How to let go of the past...as told by a therapist

When we get reminded of something in the past, like someone hurting us, then often the emotion hits us again like we were in that moment in time. We can actually feel  the pain in our heart that we felt at that time.

Why am I Suffering?

Why am I Suffering?

We all face times of sadness, hurt, guilt, fear and other ‘negative emotions’ at some point throughout our lives. For some of us those emotions pass quickly and occur infrequently whilst for others it may feel as though it’s a never ending cycle that they cannot break free from.

Can you really heal from anxiety?

Can you really heal from anxiety?

Depending where you are on your journey, here are a couple of key questions to ask yourself which can help you to start to understand and shift the underlying causes so you can start thriving instead of just coping...

The Truth About Happiness

The Truth About Happiness

Everything we do in life is ultimately in the pursuit of happiness. It’s a common goal we all share regardless of our age, sex, culture or background. But there is a common misconception about how to get there.

The truth about Ice Addiction

The truth about Ice Addiction

ICE ADDICTION IS A KEY ISSUE IN AUSTRALIA WHICH NEEDS TO BE LOOKED AT DIFFERENTLY IF WE ARE ABLE TO RECOVER FROM IT.

Do you even Journal?

Do you even Journal?

It is true that I journal to enable my stationary addiction but it also has some very positive side-effects.