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


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


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


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


What do you need in this moment?

By: Danielle McCarthy

[images style=”0″ image=”https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mppsych.com.au%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2019%2F06%2FWhat-do-you-need-in-this-moment-1.png” width=”560″ align=”center” top_margin=”0″ full_width=”Y”] In our day-to-day routine it’s all too easy to get caught up in ‘shoulds’. These can be damaging as they often lead to increased stress and pressure on ourselves. What we instead need to tune into and listen to is ourselves. Our body is connected to our external


What to do when you are triggered by something

By: Danielle McCarthy

I’ve been talking a lot with people lately about how to manage situations where they have been triggered and are experiencing heightened emotional distress.Despite all the personal ​​work you may have done to explore, process, and use tools to manage being emotionally triggered, it is likely that there will still be occasions in your life when