My GP recommended yoga…Now what?!

My GP recommended yoga…Now what?!

My GP recommended yoga…Now what?! By Davina Tapper ACT Aligned Yoga: Committed Action 6 Week Workshop Saturdays, 9:15am – 10-:30am, 25 August – 29 September 2018 At the Brisbane ACT Centre When we have been through something that causes us discomfort or...
The Sleep Paradox – How Working Harder on Your Sleep Makes it Worse

The Sleep Paradox – How Working Harder on Your Sleep Makes it Worse

The Sleep Paradox - How Working Harder on Your Sleep Makes it Worse By Dr. Nga Tran As a psychiatrist sleep problems are one of the most common issues people come to me for help with.  It may be the primary problem.  More often, it occurs hand in hand with depression,...

The YOLO Project

The YOLO Project Teaching skills for Valued Living at the University of Queensland In our last post we congratulated Professor Kenneth Pakenham on his recent national award for outstanding contribution to student learning. Dr Pakenham received this award for creating...
How to Become an Emotional Resilience Superhero

How to Become an Emotional Resilience Superhero

How to Become an Emotional Resilience Superhero Life is full of challenges, some more difficult than others, it’s how we respond to those challenges that matters most. Everyone has the experience of facing a challenge that was just out of their realm of control....
How to Reduce Your Work Stress & Burnout Risk Using ACT

How to Reduce Your Work Stress & Burnout Risk Using ACT

Reduce Your Work Stress & Burnout Risk Using ACT! By Dr. Rob Purssey Nursing is often a high stress profession, with difficult hours, systems, patients, colleagues, bureaucracy – you name it! These challenges mean that nurses and other health workers are more...

The Neuroscience of Stress and Mindfulness 

The Neuroscience of Stress and Mindfulness Fortunately, the emerging field of cognitive neuroscience is making it increasingly clear that you can train your brain to support you in taking a mindful approach to stress. With practice, you can achieve a more relaxed and...