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How to beat the negativity bias

How to beat the negativity bias

The human mind is a negativity magnet.  It’s not a personal character flaw, it’s an evolutionary drive to survive.  For survival you need to be on the look out for danger so your mind constantly scans for what could go wrong.  This negativity bias stems back to...
The art of letting go

The art of letting go

One of the most tricky things to learn is letting go. Letting go is a practice I find I have to continually come back to when I feel tense and locked into a fixed outcome.  Society conditions us to be attached to outcomes.  We are taught to tough it out, make things...
Better relationships using the power of presence

Better relationships using the power of presence

One of the most effective ways to deepen and strengthen your relationships is through the power of your presence. I am not talking about simply being there in the physical sense, but actually being present.  Undistracted –  completely in the present.  Your sole...
3 simple ways to manage lock down fatigue

3 simple ways to manage lock down fatigue

Fellow Melbournians, we are collectively fatigued.  I hear it day in and day out in my counselling and coaching practice.  I feel it in my body and mind.  I admire Melbournians immensely as I listen to our attempts to get on with it, re-frame, call on our resilience...
How to make compassion your superpower

How to make compassion your superpower

In seeking to understand my own struggles, and those of my clients, I often recognise suffering in others. I feel a great deal of compassion for that pain and, in the past, I have sought to alleviate the discomfort in ways that may have fostered an avoidance of...