You’re not depressed because there’s something wrong with you

You’re not depressed because there’s something wrong with you

I hear it all the time, “I have a good job, I have a healthy marriage… I have no REASON to be depressed, but I just am.”  Well I’m here to tell you, that just because you feel depressed doesn’t

New Book: The Mindfulness Workout

New Book: The Mindfulness Workout

New Book: The Mindfulness Workout A great friend of our, Iseult White, has just published the book The Mindfulness Workout: A Guide to Mental Fitness for Teenagers and the Adults in their lives.  The Mindfulness Workout is a comprehensive, practical

Sleep Q&A with Nicole Paulie

Sleep Q&A with Nicole Paulie

This week is National Sleep Awareness Week, and as a result, we decided to ask you… what is it YOU want to know about sleep? Our resident sleep expert, Nicole Paulie, decided to answer some your questions. “I’ve heard screen

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage

3 Ways to Strengthen your Marriage or Relationship Look for Context Are the external factors that are worth noting in the situation you’re in? Has your partner been a bit cranky lately as the result of a difficult project at

Birth Order and Personality: Is there really a difference?

Birth Order and Personality: Is there really a difference? How often do you hear, “Oh, they’re both oldest children? Oh yeah… that’ll last.” Or, “She’s the baby of the family? She must be spoiled…” Do these things REALLY make a difference? Why

5 Easy Steps to Change Old Habits

5 Easy Steps to Change Old Habits

As some of you may know, we’ve partnered up with MyMoodandMe, and recently shared one of the videos we’ve created together… 5 Easy Steps to Change Old Habits. You can watch the video below, or check out the key bullet

Practical Tips for Procrastination

Practical Tips for Procrastination

Practical Tips for Procrastination It can be hard to overcome procrastination, but today we’re going to talk about practical tips for overcoming procrastination. It’s important, first of all, to be very clear about what needs to be done. If a task

Motivating Yourself Through Procrastination

Motivating Yourself Through Procrastination

Motivating Yourself Through Procrastination After learning last week how to experiment with excuses to combat procrastination, it’s time to take a look at how to use motivational self-talk to work through it as well. Remember, when you criticise yourself for

Challenging Procrastination : Experimenting with Excuses

Challenging Procrastination : Experimenting with Excuses

Challenging Procrastination: Experimenting with Excuses Last week we started to talk about how you can challenge your excuses for procrastination by challenging the conclusions you come to. However, you can also challenge your excuses for procrastinating by testing them. There’s

Challenging Excuses for Procrastination

Challenging Excuses for Procrastination

Challenging Procrastination Excuses In previous posts, we talked about how excuses for procrastinating often revolve around some truth of the situation; but that they tend to lead to unhelpful conclusions such as… The truth is “I am really tired” leads to