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.

NOBODY’S PERFECT!!

Perfection. Wouldn’t it be nice? We have all heard of it and many of us desire it, but what are the consequences of embarking on a pursuit for perfection? Firstly, it is important to distinguish between adaptive (helpful) and maladaptive (unhelpful) perfectionism....

Five tips for increasing your productivity

By Ruth Fordyce Psychologist, The Resilience Centre Would you say that you are a productive person? Are you aware of all the current jobs needing your attention, and are you making good progress on them? Note that I am NOT asking...

Thinking there is perfection is your first imperfection (the first of many)

Hi, my name is Alison and I am a perfectionist. Actually, let me rephrase that. I’m a recovering perfectionist. Take it from me, the road to recovery from perfectionism is a long and difficult one. Why is perfectionism such a...

The development of “self”

 By Lyn Worsley, Clinical Psychologist Over the past weeks I have been reflecting on how we develop our potential and what defines us as unique individuals. The Self in psychology refers to the knowledge and sense of who we are as...

The Givers and Takers in our lives:

The Givers and Takers. Are they different types of people, and are the outcomes in business the same? By Lyn Worsley,Clinical Psychologist Researchers have recently discovered that there are three different types of people according to how they give or...