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6 Self-Reflection Questions for Self-Critical People

Try these self-reflection questions to see if you're being too hard on yourself. 1. What's a skill or goal you've worked on that has proved valuable, even though you haven't stuck with it consistently? It's easy to berate ourselves for not sticking with skills/goals perfectly or not being consistent enough. However, in many instances, you [...]

5 Telltale Signs You Have High-Functioning Anxiety

Are you having trouble sleeping and difficulty controlling your worry? People with high-functioning anxiety experience such symptoms but are still able to get through the day, often due to sheer force. But being high-functioning doesn’t mean you aren’t suffering, and it doesn’t mean you don’t need help, support or to make changes in your daily [...]

By | 2018-04-09T09:06:55+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

6 Morning Habits That Help You Focus All Day

If you find yourself easily distracted throughout the day, you might want to consider tweaking some of your morning habits. They probably won’t eliminate all distractions, but you’ll at least start your workday strong building a good foundation for the rest of the day. 1. Take a walk If you read a lot of health and fitness [...]

By | 2018-03-29T14:23:19+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Staff Rewarded for Spying on Pokie Players

Staff in pubs owned by Woolworths are secretly recording and sharing detailed personal information - such as gambling habits or even favourite football teams - about high-turnover gamblers to encourage them to stay in the venues longer and increase their losses. The data is being shared on a Google drive among all 400 pubs in [...]

By | 2018-03-05T14:02:49+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Gambling|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

From Distraction to Addiction

I'm sick to death of my phone and I definitely display problematic behaviours toward it. I couldn't find it the other night and spent 20 panicked minutes turning the house upside down. I think technology, and especially social media use, are the recreational drugs of the modern era. Everyone seems addicted. We can't go anywhere [...]

Creating The “Good Mood” Kitchen

Nutrition and Mental Health There is no doubt that nutrition affects mental health. Poor nutrition leads to and exacerbates mental illness. Optimal nutrition prevents and treats mental illness. Note the word “optimal” to describe nutrition that prevents and treats illness. One’s diet cannot be just “good,” or providing the basics for survival; it must be nutrient dense [...]

By | 2018-01-29T16:22:41+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

E-cigarette Use Among Youth Leads To Smoking As Adults Finds Study

E-cigarettes and vaping is considered to be a harmless version of the real thing with many manufacturers selling them to the youth. There are candy and a host of other flavoured e-cigarettes that are being sold to the youth. A new study from the University of Pittsburgh has found that use of these among the [...]

By | 2017-12-20T12:14:33+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Drugs & Alcohol, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments