What does self compassion look to you?

What does self compassion look to you?

We asked a few people what self-compassion looks like to them. Although their answers differed dramatically, each shared one key aspect

Top 10 TED Talks

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Top 10 TED Talks

Looking for some inspiration? You can’t go past a good TED Talk. We have curated a list of some of our favourite TED Talks on topics to help you live a healthy, meaningful, creative and connected life. 

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3 ways to embrace change this Spring

3 ways to embrace change this Spring

Fortunately there are ways to navigate changes so that you can not only get through them, but emerge the other side stronger than before.

Resilience

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Resilience

We’ve all heard stories of people who not only withstand stressful or traumatic events, but who also emerge stronger in spirit and mind. Have you ever wondered how they do it?

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What do you stand for?

What do you stand for?

It turns out that writing about your values is one of the most effective psychological interventions ever studied.

The Art of Forgiveness

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The Art of Forgiveness

Why is it so hard to forgive ourselves? We hold onto our mistakes, we hold them over our heads as reminders of our imperfections and as proof of our inadequacies.

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When it may be time to see a psychologist

When it may be time to see a psychologist

We spoke to The Mind Room’s Clinical Psychologist Darryl Ribaux and Provisional Psychologist Laura Abbey to understand when it may be time to book an appointment with a Psychologist.

The enormous benefits a little self-compassion can bring

The enormous benefits a little self-compassion can bring

If we were able to recognise that we’re being overly critical or harsh and changing the words to a more understanding approach… and respond in a kind way as if to a friend or something, then you can see how the thoughts make a difference in how we feel.

What's your wellbeing plan?

What's your wellbeing plan?

Turns out there is a mental health equivalent of 'fitness' and it is called psychological wellbeing (also referred to as life satisfaction, happiness, thriving or flourishing).

The secret to silencing your inner critic

The secret to silencing your inner critic

Whether it’s beating ourselves up over our performance at work or the amount we exercised this week, it can feel like our minds have an amazing ability to find the worst in a situation and ruminate on it.