Articles From Our Members

Five Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Drug Rehab

Five Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Drug Rehab

Every addiction story is different and with that, your loved one needs the appropriate drug and alcohol rehab center to pull through from their addiction. It can be hard to find the appropriate one, especially with the numerous rehab centers out ther....

Looking After Your Mental Health During A Later Life Divorce

Looking After Your Mental Health During A Later Life Divorce

Divorce isn’t pleasant at any stage of your life, but when it happens to you during your senior years it can have a significant impact on your mental health and general wellbeing. While divorce rates across the country have dropped to....

Why EMDR is the Best Therapy for Trauma

Why EMDR is the Best Therapy for Trauma

I first stumbled on EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitisation) after watching a key-note presentation by renowned cellular biologist Bruce Lipton on the topic of trauma.  Lipton claimed that amongst the most effective current therapies for clea....

Do you expect too much from your partner?

Do you expect too much from your partner?

Do you believe in having a soul mate or “The One”? Or do you think it’s more about timing? People vary greatly on what they expect from their partners… If you think back to the last rom com you saw, chances are there was a s....

Improve your relationship with this simple quiz

Improve your relationship with this simple quiz

People tend to give love in the way they prefer to receive it. Sometimes this leads to misunderstandings between loved ones, as they are literally speaking different languages.   US marriage counsellor Gary Chapman came up with five different ....

FIFO relationships – the good, the bad and the ugly

FIFO relationships – the good, the bad and the ugly

Many families are living the FIFO (fly in, fly out) life style these days, and it presents numerous challenges, often taking a toll on all family members. But there are some ways it can be made easier too. The good Some couples talk about the rush ....

Why am I so angry?

Why am I so angry?

People often view anger quite negatively, sometimes due to how they were brought up themselves, for example you might remember being told “Don’t get angry” or “You need to go in your room until you calm down.” Despite th....

Take care of your mind and your body will follow

Take care of your mind and your body will follow

Fernwood Robina recently invited me to talk to their members about mindset, and how it impacts health and fitness.  The members I spoke to were in the midst of a 6 week challenge, so were facing some issues in terms of motivation and energ....

New mums reveal what they need most from new dads…

New mums reveal what they need most from new dads…

It can be difficult to adjust to the new roles we seem to be assigned when a baby comes along, or even knowing what those roles are.   More often than not, dad goes back to work as the main breadwinner and mum stays at home. After the birth a....

Let's bust some of the myths around having a baby

Let's bust some of the myths around having a baby

There are a lot of myths when it comes to having your baby, and there can be a lot of comparison. Whether it is bonding, sleep, or competing on coping, here are some of the most common ones:    You will bond with your baby straight after ....