Archive for June 2016 | Monthly archive page

25 Weeks of Self Confidence, Week 12: Stand tall

I have horrible posture, so it will sound hypocritical for me to give this advice, but I know it works because I try it often. When I remind myself to stand tall and straight, I feel better about myself. I imagine that a rope is pulling the top of my head toward the sky, and […]

25 Weeks of Self Confidence, Week 11: Speak Slowly

Such a simple thing, but it can have a big difference in how others perceive you. A person in authority, with authority, speaks slowly. It shows confidence. A person who feels that he isn’t worth listening to will speak quickly, because he doesn’t want to keep others waiting on something not worthy of listening to. […]

Meet Jenni!

I’d like to introduce you all to Jennifer Phang, one of our Provisional Psychologists. Jenni is a provisional psychologist and has previous experience working as a counsellor in rural and remote indigenous communities. Jenni’s experience and interests include working with trauma and abuse, bereavement, mood disorders, and developmental psychology. Jenni has a special interest in […]

The Power of Vulnerability

We all feel vulnerable at some point in our lives; we associate it with feeling small, helpless, unprotected and powerless. Brené Brown tells us how this vulnerability can actually hold immense power.

25 Weeks of Self Confidence, Week 10: Know Your Principles and Live Them

What are the principles upon which your life is built? If you don’t know, you will have trouble, because your life will feel direction-less. Me? I try to live by “with forgiveness, we discover true freedom”. This is my key principle, and I try to live my life in accordance with it. I have others, […]

Meet Sharon!

I’d like to introduce you all to Sharon Hassall, one of our Provisional Psychologists. Sharon is a Provisional Psychologist with Change Futures who is completing her practical training under Wendy Howarth. She has had previous experience as a mentor working with disadvantaged youth and has a particular interest in working with children and adolescents. You […]