Did you know that we have an estimated 86 billion neurons in our brain? It can give us superpowers if we use it in the right way.
Throughout life, we all have moments we’d like a button to push that simply says ‘reset’.
We spoke to The Mind Room’s clinical psychologist Darryl Ribaux and provisional psychologist Laura Abbey to understand when it may be time to book an appointment with a psychologist.
Winter brings with it a unique opportunity to slow down and take a long, deep breath.
If we were able to recognise that we’re being overly critical or harsh and changing the words to a more understanding approach… and respond in a kind way as if to a friend or something, then you can see how the thoughts make a difference in how we feel.
Even star midfield player Kirsty Lamb has had to overcome numerous mental and physical barriers as she debuted with the Western Bulldogs’ AFLW team earlier this year.
Whether it’s beating ourselves up over our performance at work or the amount we exercised this week, it can feel like our minds have an amazing ability to find the worst in a situation and ruminate on it.
Although most are aware of our brain’s complexities, many of us struggle to identify when we’re not getting the most out of them.
Although a simple concept, emerging research shows that the effects of practicing mindfulness can be incredibly powerful.
We all know that exercise helps us get fit and is great for our cardiovascular health, but the benefits don’t stop there. Here are five of the lesser-known benefits of adding regular, moderate exercise into your daily life, plus 5 Apps to help get you moving.