“Take one pistachio and place it in your hand. Now imagine you have no idea what a pistachio is and this is the first time you've seen one” asked Sports Psychologist, Michael Inglis, as he guided us through the technique of noticing.
Have you ever resolved to “get back to the gym” or “quit sugar” or “start regular meditation practice” and then…
There have been many notable people who have overcome huge life changes and have emerged stronger and more successful than before.
Coaching Psychologist Dr Melissa Marot explains how to reorientate ourselves metaphorically and psychologically so we are looking toward what comes next.
Throughout life, we all have moments we’d like a button to push that simply says ‘reset’.
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.