82016Sep
Self Compassion – Acceptance of All of Yourself

Self Compassion – Acceptance of All of Yourself

by Dr Sam (Wee Hong) Tan, Clinical Psychologist Brisbane “If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.” – Dalai Lama It was 1990 in Dharmasala, at the Mind and Life Conference when Dr Sharon Salzberg (known for her work on Loving Kindness) asked the Dalai Lama about…

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242016Jun
LGBTQI General Information

LGBTQI General Information

Some LGBTQI links The following blog is intended to provide a brief basic source of information regarding LGBTQI topics, please have a look and put them into context . A balanced and educated perspective is always helpful. If you are dealing with any of these issues you do not need to do it alone. The…

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302015Jun
Spotting depression – when blue becomes black

Spotting depression – when blue becomes black

Clinical depression is a strikingly common mental health problem, experienced by almost one in three of us at some point in our lives. For some the problem becomes chronic, involving repeated episodes of black mood between stretches of normality. Such individuals often learn to recognise the signs of an impending episode; however, for those who…

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22015Apr
Is there support in the gay community

Is there support in the gay community

If I am gay does that mean I need to hang out with other gay people. The answer is You can hang out with who you feel comfortable and who gives you the support you need. Many people feel that by hanging out with others who share something in common like being gay  is a…

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12015Mar
When Does Anxiety Strike

When Does Anxiety Strike

Anxiety can strike at any time which makes people who suffer with Anxiety attacks very nervous and scared of when the next one will hit again. Can they handle it, how will they react and how severe will it be. its a feeling deep down inside  that is there waiting to resurface. Wikipedia defines Panic…

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282015Feb
Why You Should Stop Cutting!

Why You Should Stop Cutting!

Why should your stop Cutting? 1. You Need Your Arms Think about all the things you do with your arms. Every thing form hugging a friend to holding a baby or just feeding your self. On the practical side lets not forget going to the bathroom.  Arms are very important parts of your body and…

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272015Feb
Coping with Stress by Building Resilence

Coping with Stress by Building Resilence

Developing a plan to make sure you protect your mental Health is very important as the pressures of todays society seem to increase with every year. Technology gets better that’ allows us to work almost every minute of the day. All these conflicting tasks compete for valuable time and over time stress our bodies to…

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262015Feb
Postpartum Depression (Baby Blues)

Postpartum Depression (Baby Blues)

The birth of a child can be a very exciting event. With all the happiness that comes after waiting all those months for them to arrive. IN some women this birth can trigger some very powerful emotions ranging from happiness to anxiety / depression. Some women have mood swings and milder symthoms but others experience…

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182015Jan
Coping with grief and loss during and after holidays

Coping with grief and loss during and after holidays

When you have lost someone is not only the person whom you have lost, but also the possibility of future quality time spent together, future laughs, fun and activities together. Holiday time becomes especially hard for those who have lost someone dear to them. This is a time when families come together and spend quality…

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