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What is Depression? "Depression" is such a common word these days but do you really know what it is? Depression is a normal mood. We all have moments when our mood is low and we're really struggling to push through the day. At these times we may feel as though it's...

Enjoying mental health means having a sense of wellbeing, being able to function during everyday life and feeling confident to rise to a challenge when the opportunity arises. Just like your physical health, there are actions you can take to increase your mental health. Boost your wellbeing and stay mentally...

[caption id="attachment_3022" align="alignleft" width="300"] (Photo credit: www.healthable.org)[/caption] The physical health benefits of exercise are well researched and understood. But what do we really know about exercise and its effect on our mental health? We're always being told to do more exercise because of the masses of evidence it wards off a host...

I’m very happy to announce that Inspirit Psychology has now moved to Suite 3, 2A/16 Boyle Street Sutherland. I’m really excited by this move and with it come a range of benefits to the community, including more affordable services, and longer session times. Super exciting!...

Psychologists analyse the way that people feel, think, socialise and act. Through a variety of treatments and strategies psychologists help lessen suffering and improve mental well being. While individuals often think of talking therapy when they hear the term psychologist, this profession really encompasses a very wide variety of specialisations, including:...

New research suggests Australia has the highest rates of cancer in the world with obesity being one of the main factors. http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/who-cancer-rate-data-show8217s-australia-has-worst-in-the-world/story-fneszs56-1226690657650 What’s your diet like? Do you exercise much? Are you at a healthy weight right now? Australian health guidelines recommend you have 5 serves of veg, 2 pieces...

Learning to meditate can really boost your mental health but the many different types of meditation can confuse beginners trying to establish a practice. While there are many types available, two of the most popular forms are mindfulness meditation and concentrative meditation. Mindfulness is the quality of being non-judgementally aware of...

The Sutherland Shire Library can be a good place to find information cheaply.   Local newspapers like the St George & Sutherland Shire Leader and particularly local libraries often have information on what’s going on around you, and where you can go to join support group. You can make an effort to keep informed about...