Dealing with Chronic Stress

With all the negative news around the world, the increasingly slanted work-life balance and other life pressures, it’s become more common to experience stress from time to time. Some stress can be helpful – studies show that up to a certain level, stress can improve your work performance – but too much of it for … Continue reading “Dealing with Chronic Stress”

What People Learned about Mental Health from Counselling Courses

Wonder what’s on your therapist’s mind? Like those in other professions, counsellors also have to begin their journey with learning and practicing. Counselling college courses or degrees as the most popular pathways to becoming a mental health practitioner not only help them develop professionally, but also personally. Here are what the people in the field … Continue reading “What People Learned about Mental Health from Counselling Courses”

Thinking You’re ‘On a Diet’ is Half the Problem – Here’s How to be a Mindful Eater

Megan Lee, Southern Cross University Adult obesity rates began to increase dramatically in Western society in the 1980s, due to an increase in the popularity and consumption of high-energy convenience foods. Alongside this, a new trend in dieting occurred, with many people trying new and often unsuccessful ways to restrict their food intake and lose … Continue reading “Thinking You’re ‘On a Diet’ is Half the Problem – Here’s How to be a Mindful Eater”

Why Sunscreen is More Important than You Think

Admit it – when you’re getting ready, sometimes it’s tempting to skip the sunscreen and just storm out of the door. However, even if it’s overcast or you’re spending most of your time indoors, using sun protection is still essential. Here are some of the reasons why… Preventing Sunburn It’s one of the top reasons … Continue reading “Why Sunscreen is More Important than You Think”