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When you are in a state...

When you are in a state...

Feeling upset? Flat? Anxious? Sad? Irritable? Nervous? Overwhelmed? You are not alone. The different stresses and challenges of our complex, modern lives can play havoc with our emotions, thoughts and behaviour. While it is always recommended you seek out professional help for ongoing mental health issues, there are a number of techniques you can use to help improve your mood and wellbeing in the [...] Read more

Trust your Gut

Trust your Gut

Have you ever been told to ‘listen to your gut feelings’ or experienced ‘butterflies in the stomach’? It seems we’ve always felt some connection between our emotions and our intestines; that our brain can affect our gut. But lately there seems to be an increased focus on good gastrointestinal health in the media. Emerging research suggests it is important not only for our physical health but for [...] Read more

Emotions are not the Enemy

Emotions are not the Enemy

Emotions are part of being human and are essential for health and well-being. They create the light and shade in our lives that give it meaning and enable us to respond to our world. Our emotional responses allow us to connect with other humans through understanding and empathy. ‘Negative’ emotions can be challenging but, when acknowledged, can become friendly guides to help navigate through [...] Read more

Why Psychology Could Never Be Done By Robots

Why Psychology Could Never Be Done By Robots

Psychologists arguably have one of the most human-focused of jobs. It’s a role that requires social intelligence, creativity and empathy—three human elements that cannot be hardwired into a computer program. Because every client is unique, and many issues confronted by the psychologist are nuanced and weighted differently, every approach must be individualised. A psychologist must be extremely [...] Read more

Working it out - Stay at Home or Return to Work

Working it out - Stay at Home or Return to Work

It's not easy deciding if and when to return to work after having a child. There are many factors to think about, not to mention navigating the opinions of others. What's felt right for you? To read our recent article with a list of pros and cons that may assist when making your decision, featured in the BubHub March edition, press onto the title of this page and then press HERE [...] Read more

Mind and Body

Mind and Body

Psychological and physical health are intricately linked. There are many physical issues that may have a direct impact on mental health. Women’s bodies are chameleons. They change dramatically at each stage of life. Sometimes, there are imbalances as we adjust to new demands on our systems. It is this reason that we often work in collaboration with your GP or health care provider to bring about [...] Read more