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Blog / 02.03.2021

WHAT ARE PERSONAL BOUNDARIES? Personal Boundaries are the limits and rules we set for ourselves within relationships. They are seen as the basic guidelines that individuals create to establish how others are able to behave around them. These personal standards set the standards as to how...

Blog / 02.03.2021

Good sleep is essential to good health, yet 4 out of 10 Australians don’t get enough healthy sleep. WHY IS SLEEPING WELL SO IMPORTANT? It is significantly important to get a good night’s sleep, in order to maintain good mental and physical wellbeing. Getting adequate sleep is...

Blog / 09.02.2021

Addiction is a complicated topic with many varied opinions on it worldwide. There are a range of questions people often ask like: Are some people more prone to becoming addicted?How do you know if you are addicted?What are the signs of addiction?Does addiction happen because of mental...

Blog / 15.01.2021

WHY ARE DRUGS ARE DRUGS A ROAD SAFETY ISSUE? Driving whilst under the influence of drugs is a significant road safety issue. You’ve probably heard all about the dangers of drinking and getting behind the wheel, although, mixing drugs and driving can be just as dangerous.  Both illicit...

Blog / 12.01.2021

Mindfulness is about living in the now. Is it essentially about being more aware and awake in every moment of your life. WHY BE MINDFUL? Mindfulness can reduce stress, treat heart disease, lower blood pressure, reduce chronic pain, improve sleep, increase self-control, and improve your tolerance and...

Blog / 14.12.2020

WHAT IS VAPING? Vaping involves the inhalation of vapour created by highly addictive electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes, vape pens, and other vaping devices). The vapour is produced through the heating of a liquid that typically contains flavourings, chemicals and nicotine. These devices can also be used for...

Blog / 27.11.2019

ROUTINE – THE SCARIEST WORD IN RECOVERY The one word that scares most people in recovery is … routine Routine is one of the most important things for clients in recovery, yet is often the most resisted concept to put into action. And why? Because routine has...

Blog / 12.11.2019

HOW DO YOU RECOGNISE ADDICTION IN YOUR CHILDREN OR PARTNERS? It is very difficult to see someone we love self-destructing with their addiction. We often feel helpless as we watch them make poor choices and we often enable them even though we think we are doing...

Blog / 05.10.2019

Every single person experiences stress or anxiety at some point in their life. However, depending on our personality type and underlying fears, anxiety is experienced, and triggered, differently for each personality type. Anxiety is simply described as the prolonged exposure to stress and stressful thoughts. Since cave...

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