Why many Australians find Christmas stressful

Why many Australians find Christmas stressful

As 2018 draws to a close, many Australians would be aware that Christmas is only weeks away. While the perception is that it’s a time for gathering family and friends together, a time for festivity, food and fun, many people find it the most stressful and anxious time...
Men, fathering and depression

Men, fathering and depression

About five per cent of Australian men develop postnatal depression in the first year after their child is born. While many men and first-time fathers are thrilled by the arrival of their newborn, it can also be a time when anxiety, stress and depression are triggered....
10 signs of burnout and how to treat it

10 signs of burnout and how to treat it

This article was contributed by Gemma Cribb, founder of Equilibrium Psychology. We all have days when we are less than our best. We all have mornings when we’d rather be doing almost anything else than going into work. And if we can deduce anything from the...
Tips for breaking the people pleaser habit

Tips for breaking the people pleaser habit

This article was contributed by Gemma Cribb, founder of Equilibrium Psychology. A ‘people pleaser’ is someone who will go out of their way to make others happy. They constantly put other people’s needs and feelings before their own. They will say “yes” when they want...