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What is Postnatal Depletion? …Are You Experiencing This?

  I was truly astounded when I heard that up to 50% of mothers are suffering from Postnatal Depletion!   'Postnatal what?!' you might be asking.   Let me explain.   Several years ago, when I was doing a whole lot of reading and research in the area of postnatal...

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How Confident Are You?

  Do you consider yourself to be a confident person? Confidence is something that comes up with so many of my clients in some way, shape or form during our sessions. Often times, it's their sense of self-confidence that's holding them back from achieving greater...

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Why Every Parent Needs to Know Their Child’s Love Language

   If I was to ask you "What's your child's love language?", what would you say? This may be a whole new concept for you to consider, or it may be something you've heard about before. Either way, it pays to get clear on the 5 love languages that can help you and your...

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Do You Have A Child Who Knows How to ‘Push Your Buttons’?

  What is it exactly, about these little people that we bring into this world, that makes them oh-so-good at pushing our buttons?   So many buttons.   Ones we didn’t even know we had.   Giving birth isn’t just about making babies.   It’s about the birthing of a...

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How to Better Understand Your GRIEF after Losing a Loved One

Shock... Pain... Overwhelming Sadness... Confusion... Hopelessness... Helplessness... Despair... Depression... Anger...  These are some of the feelings that can accompany the loss of a loved one. If you've lost someone close to you, you'll know the pain and...

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A Reminder for Every Mother

When you aren't looking after you, are you letting your family down?   Too often, mothers  are 'surviving' each day. They're doing their absolute best to love and care for their families; ensuring that everyone is fed, taking care of their home, ensuring the groceries...

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Online Counselling & Therapy – How it Works

  Does online counselling or therapy really work?   Is it secure and confidential?   Will I be able to speak to the same counsellor, and not have to re-tell my story each time?   These are some of the questions I've been asked about the online counselling and therapy...

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Getting Real About Counselling or Therapy

  I work with women from many countries around the world - through a secure and confidential online therapy platform. I also support women face-to-face, in Sydney, Australia. Regardless of what country my clients are from, there are often overlapping themes, similar...

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Are You a ‘Good Enough’ Mother?

  The decision to have a second or third (or fourth...) child can be a tricky one for some mothers. Although much of early mothering can be seen as instinctive, we learn how to become a mother, and a parent from our own life experiences, and what we have observed,...

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Why Aren’t We Having These Conversations With Pregnant Women?

  How often have you had a conversation with a mum-to-be, about her emotional wellbeing? Or, if you're pregnant yourself, how much care have you received for your emotional and mental wellbeing? How often have the words anxiety, depression, panic attacks, intrusive or...

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Stress & Anxiety – A Checklist of Symptoms

  Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by Stress, Anxiety, Nervousness or Panic?   People who experience a high amount of stress, nervousness, anxiety, or panic, may experience some, or many of these symptoms.   Take a look through the list below (these are common...

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Do You Expect Too Much of Yourself?

  It seems that quite often, many of us have really high expectations of ourselves - whether at work, in a relationship, in our role as a mother, in sport, or with our body image / sense of self.   And, sometimes, these high expectations that we hold, can be the cause...

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What Triggers Your Anxiety?

  Anxiety. We all know it, feel it, experience it, and in most instances, want it to pass sooner rather than later. Anxiety can be helpful if you're going on a date, preparing for a speech or presentation, a performance, an exam or some other kind of important task or...

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Here’s How You Can Start Creating a Happy New Year!

  Like a lot of people, you may have reflected on the year that was, and thought about the great experiences you've had, as well as the challenging times that you'd rather forget.   For some of you, you may find yourself in limbo as 2017 begins... perhaps there is...

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Have You Experienced the Benefits of Being Grateful, Today?

  I'd like to ask you to take a moment to reflect on something in your life that has made you feel happy or satisfied today.   If you're feeling happy, joyous, a sense of inner peace or excitement, it may be because something really obvious has happened to influence...

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10 Self-Care Ideas for Your Happiness & Wellbeing

  It's easy to get caught in the busy hamster-wheel of life - juggling children, family, the demands of work, after-school activities, keeping food in the fridge, social commitments, making time to connect with your partner, and everything else that pops up...

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