Using Self-Compassion To Assist With Body Image Concerns

By: Danielle McCarthy

Self-compassion has become a bit of a buzz word. With the evidence growing showing it’s effectiveness for a wide range of issues, I chatted with Clinical Psychologist, Dr Kiera Buchanan, about how self-compassion can be used to assist with body image concerns. Danielle McCarthy:  If somebody has identified that they are experiencing body image concerns


Generalised Anxiety – What is it and how do we treat it?

By: Danielle McCarthy

There are a few different kinds of anxiety that someone might experience. So what is generalised anxiety? And if you have it, how do you treat it? Check out the interview with Clinical Psychologist’s, Dr Danielle McCarthy and Amber Rattray for answers. [video_player type=”embed” style=”1″ dimensions=”560×315″ width=”560″ height=”315″ align=”center” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ ipad_color=”black”][/video_player] Danielle McCarthy:  First


Prevent Feeling Overwhelmed – Learn From My Mistakes

By: Danielle McCarthy

When someone recently asked me if I could do a piece on how to manage feeling overwhelmed, I jumped right onto it. This is because at the time I was right, smack-bang in the middle of an incredibly overwhelming week…and I couldn’t have been managing it more poorly! Everything I would recommend to people not to do


Getting Through Those Crazy Busy Times

By: Danielle McCarthy

Some times life throws us a million curve balls all at once. When this happens, our stress levels rise and life can feel overwhelming. This can have many negative effects, including on our: health and wellbeing relationships productivity There’s no denying these times can be incredibly challenging. However, that doesn’t mean we should just roll over


Mindful-Intuitive Eating

By: Danielle McCarthy

So most of us have heard of this Mindfulness thing by now am I right? But what about Mindful-Intuitive Eating? It may sound familiar but you might be wondering what on earth it is and how you do it. First of all let’s look at why you need to be doing it… Not eating mindfully: