25Mar2020

COVID-19 Response – how we’re taking care of mental health

By: Danielle McCarthy

What challenging times for the world… As you are aware, this is a devastating time for everyone around the world. Here on the Sunshine Coast, we are already seeing the negative impact on individuals, as they lose their jobs, businesses, are having to cancel their weddings, or are unable to attend the funerals of loved

19Mar2020

Overcoming Sleep Difficulties: 1. Keep the bed for sleep only

By: Danielle McCarthy

Following on from my last video where I discuss how sleep problems arise, in this video I talk to you about how to start overcoming sleep difficulties. First off the mark is 1. Keep the bed for sleep only. Remember how I discussed in the last video that we want to condition the bedroom as

19Mar2020

Overcoming Sleep Difficulties: Understanding how they started

By: Danielle McCarthy

Sleep problems are incredibly common! I am very passionate about the treatment of sleep difficulties as I have seen the detrimental impact that sleep problems can have on someone. As always, I think it’s best to understand how sleep difficulties began in the first place. Then, with that understanding it starts to make sense how

19Mar2020

5 steps to make stress work for you: 5. Learn Mindfulness

By: Danielle McCarthy

So far in the 5-part video series to help you start taking control over your stress, I have covered: 1. Understanding the stress response: http://bit.ly/2uiwz5m2. Changing the way you perceive stress: http://bit.ly/2OEVKX13. Breathing from your belly: http://bit.ly/2UZeu7j4. Use your senses to become present: http://bit.ly/2vgf4mQ In this 5th and final video on helping you take control of stress in your

25Feb2020

5 steps to make stress work for you: 4. Use your senses to become present

By: Danielle McCarthy

So far in the 5-part video series to help you start taking control over your stress, I have covered: Understanding the stress response: http://bit.ly/2uiwz5m Changing the way you perceive stress: http://bit.ly/2OEVKX1 Breathing from your belly: http://bit.ly/2UZeu7j In video 4, I discuss how to use your senses to bring you into the present moment. When we

17Feb2020

5 steps to make stress work for you: 3. Breathe from your belly

By: Danielle McCarthy

So far in the 5-part video series to help you start taking control over your stress, I have covered: Understanding the stress response: http://bit.ly/2uiwz5m Changing the way you perceive stress: http://bit.ly/2OEVKX1 In video 3, I talk about breathing from your belly. Breathing from your belly is an incredible way to reduce the fight or flight

10Feb2020

5 steps to make stress work for you: 2. Change the way you perceive stress

By: Danielle McCarthy

In Video 1 of this 5 part video series I talked to you about understanding the stress response. This is because I believe that once you understand something, you can better take control of it and change the way you respond to it. If you missed video one, head to this link: http://bit.ly/2uiwz5m. In Video

05Feb2020

5 steps to make stress work for you: 1. Understand the stress response

By: Danielle McCarthy

Most of us are living crazy busy lives…where we’re trying to wear multiple hats all at once – think work, parenting, running a household, being there for our loved ones. I know… I feel the pressures of these different roles and the fast paced nature of our society on a daily basis. This has led

21Aug2019

How to Start Organising Your Day

By: Danielle McCarthy

I am passionate about many things…and one of those things is organisation. I’m a mother of 2 young children, a wife, a businesswoman, and a psychologist (I could go on to include cleaner, cook, etc but let’s leave it there?). If I didn’t have on point organisation I wouldn’t get through the day…or if I