Surviving and thriving in a high stress environment

When we’re experiencing stress, we often cite certain events or circumstances as the cause of our stress. This leads us to focus on trying to change the circumstances as the key way to alleviate stress. Making changes in our external...

Understanding your teenagers – help them manage school pressures.

I would like to share some of my views with parents about helping our adolescents deal with school pressures. You might have heard of this parable of the monkey and the fish. Once upon a time a monkey and a...

Reasons why your teenager is riddled with procrastination

by Alison Lenehan As a teenager, I often recall sitting at my desk late into the night, attempting to diligently complete my schoolwork. My little desk light (with the old fashioned bulb) was turned on for that many hours that...

Resilience In The Invictus Games: A Deep Dive Into The Event That Made A Splash

The Invictus Games – held recently in Sydney - is an international multi-sport event, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports.

Letting Everything Become Your Teacher – Lessons in Mindfulness

By Ida Soghomonian Psychologist, The Resilience Centre Extracts from bestselling author Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book ‘Full Catastrophe Living’ Part 1 – Nonjudging, Patience and Beginner’s Mind For those who want to learn about mindfulness Whether you are trying to learn patience,...

Share the Journey

By the Resilience Centre Team October is Mental Health Month and the theme is “Share the journey”. This is recognition that it is our connections to others which gets us through the hard times and make the good times even...

Why the Marlboro Man Never Saw a Psychologist

Clinical psychologist, Joe Alberts talks to Leigh Hatcher about the difficulties many men have recognizing they need help, when they are conditioned to fixing things themselves.