10 Ways to Cope & Contribute During this Time of Crisis
The coronavirus is a threat that we had never faced. Now, almost five months later, it's still a daily concern. Fatigue is setting in, and we can be forgiven for feeling frustrated and hopeless.
This pandemic has had a significant impact on our lives; it has affected our work, our lifestyles, our ability to socialise & our sense of safety and security. And although we know it's temporary, most of us didn't expect it to last...
Where are the leaders who have a genuine positive regard for people--ALL people?
Where are the leaders who work towards cultivating a real connection to the people they are not only leading, but serving?
Where are the leaders who champion prosocial values of cooperation, collaboration and compassion?
We are facing challenging times now and we will face challenging times in the future. Here are articles, exercises, workshops, websites and apps that will help you manage anxiety and build resilience in tough times.
I am so excited to announce my new audio course on overcoming insomnia that has just been launched on Insight Timer. What a privilege to be able to contribute to this fantastic app. The course is ten 15-minute sessions that cover the facts about sleep, the factors that interfere with sleep, the strategies to overcome insomnia and also what to do if nothing is working. I hope that people find it helpful and look forward to hearing the feedback!
It’s daylight savings time! Tonight (at 2am to be exact) Aussie’s will be advancing our clocks by one hour. This means we can look forward to longer summer nights, but this can also mean that some of us will struggle tomorrow morning. “Springing forward” is more difficult to adjust to than “falling back” because If we go to bed at the same time as usual, we will lose one hour of sleep and wake up to a darker morning. Both of these circumstances may affect our level of fatigue a...
This project was born out of necessity almost 15 years ago as I could not find any quality recordings of relaxation exercises to give to my clients. I was working in the public mental health system then & the research on the benefits of relaxation techniques were well-established (& mindfulness was well on its way).
So I used to record myself on tape (I know, so old!) to be able to give something to my clients to practice at home.
Not everyone feels jolly during the holidays. In fact, for some, it’s the most difficult time of the year. The holidays can be associated with bad childhood memories, it can highlight current financial hardship, it can be painful due to the recent loss of a family member or friend, and it can accentuate feelings of isolation and depression. And on top of that, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the stress of it all! If any of this sounds familiar, and you’re finding yourself succ...