living with Someone Who Has A Sleep Disorder

Living With Someone Who Has A Sleep Disorder

What can couples do to overcome the challenges associated with sleep disorders?  Everyone has nights marked by tossing and turning, unable to quite one’s thoughts and fall asleep. This can be stressful for anyone, and it affects the way we function during the day. However, for some, this occurrence is inescapable due to pathological factors […]

Success story John

Portrait Of Strangers

Anxiety sufferers – you are not alone! Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia.  The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates that 1 in 4 people will suffer from anxiety. However, many are afraid to speak out about their experience and seek help, fearing judgement from those around them. In a recent interview […]

6 Useful mobile apps for anxiety self help

6 Useful Mobile Apps for Anxiety Self-Help

Helpful relaxation tools in the palm of your hand.  Behavioural therapy is one of the best treatments for anxiety disorders, however, sufferers often have difficulty accessing this resource for reasons such as high cost, lack of time, waiting lists and the social stigma around seeking help. With the explosion of technology and specifically “apps to […]

What is ASMR and can it help with anxiety

What is ASMR and Can It Help With Anxiety?

A look at the science behind the strange whispering videos that have taken over one corner of the internet. ASMR has taken the media by storm lately – you may have read coverage from BBC News, the New York Times, or one of the countless other sources in recent months. But what does ASMR stand […]

how to recognise a panic attack

How to Recognise a Panic Attack

Would you know a panic attack if it is happening right in front of you?  Panic attacks are very common – according to a 2008 survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, around 40% of Australians will experience a panic attack at some point in their lives.  Knowing this, it’s hard to understand why there’s […]

success story rebecca

Beating Depression

Your later days can be greater than your depressed days. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, approximately one in eleven Australians is struggling with depression. Interestingly, there are more women than men that are struggling with this condition. One of these brave women is Rebecca, a young lady who has been struggling with depression […]

how doctors diagnose depression

How Doctors Diagnose Depression

Just because depression isn’t easy to diagnose doesn’t mean it can’t be.  Diagnosing depression can be a daunting task and is usually left to trained health professionals. To come up with a conclusive diagnosis, the two steps that the professionals do are: 1. Interviewing the patient To truly understand what someone is going through, you […]