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Relationship problems, divorce and separation are through the roof, and it could be because of these “5 Misconceptions about Relationships.” It’s no wonder we prefer to go solo when we seem to have some very unrealistic thoughts about what to expect from our beloved. Hopefully, you will find by shining a light on these misunderstandings […]

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How to Deal with Rejection without Letting It Crush Your Spirit Being liked feels vital; in fact, we are wired to value social connectedness and approval because, generally speaking, our success depends on it. However, the harsh reality is that we all face rejection -frequently throughout life!. Exclusion could be in the form of job […]

Do you identify as being a ‘worrier’? Learn 5 evidence based strategies for taking back control of your unruly thoughts. We meet many individuals who are battling with overthinking. There is a distinctive pattern to unhelpful worry which (when you know what you are looking for) is easy to spot and is also fairly easy […]

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Mindfulness, productivity and happiness   Mindfulness is a real buzzword at the moment right. We are hearing about Mindfulness helping in almost every sphere of our lives. The benefits of Mindfulness include enhanced productivity, enhanced creativity, improved interpersonal skills, reduced absenteeism, weight loss, increases in happiness, savouring, improved sleep and we even believe it is […]

Parental Guilt This month’s topic is about parental guilt. Let’s face it each of us are experiencing some sort of guilt on a daily basis. Guilt is a funny emotion and it can take a hold of your emotions and you end up saying and doing things that you normally wouldn’t do. When it comes […]

Men’s mental health is a hot topic.. so hot we all keep talking about it, that is all of us other than the men who probably need to seek some help. You have probably noticed the message is getting out there. “Men you need to talk” despite the publicity this message attracts I don’t know […]

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Hello this is my first blog and I am happy to be on here. I am a 44-year-old mother of two boys 6 and 3 year old. I am originally from Canada and studied Library Science and Counselling Psychology. I have an eclectic background everything from private practice to forensic counselling. When I became a […]

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When to ask for help….. Many of us find it very difficult to ask for help. Sure its perfectly ok for us to suggest to friends and family that they should seek some help. And theoretically speaking its ok for us to reach out when we need help. But in reality…. It’s a different story. […]

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Positive Mind Works is always interested in working together with other service providers who share our commitment in helping individuals, groups, young and old to access resources and gain optimum wellbeing. We began a partnership with Kiddipedia 6 months ago, and now we wanted to make sure that all our PMW visitors are aware of […]

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  Ever wondered why you can’t find reviews for Positive Mind Works? We receive literally hundreds of emails from previous clients letting us know they found our services helpful. Believe me we LOVE getting emails like this! Unfortunately (unlike some other international companies) we are unable to share these reviews with you because of the […]

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Are you struggling with winter weight gain? Western society is experiencing an epidemic of obesity. It is not as simple as trying harder, beating yourself up or going cold turkey! We need food to nourish and energise us. To give us the energy we need to interact with others, achieve our goals and enjoy our […]

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Find the answer here… Thrive! Not just Survive Sign up for The Thrive Subscription. For less than $2.30 per day. You will receive: Assessment of your Strengths, Challenges and Values necessary for you to Thrive 60 min 1:1 appointment with a Coaching Psychologist Personal Development Plan Quarterly Progress Reviews (3 x 50 min 1:1 appointments) […]

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Positive Mind Works is expanding and looking for contractors to fill a number of roles. If you are a fully registered psychologist or clinical psychologist in Australia or New Zealand this may be of interest to you. It is important that you are highly organised with impeccable ethics and significant experience. Are you available to […]

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I am sure in years to come historians will look back on this time and recognise it as the Smartphone Era. The ripples created by Smartphones have washed over almost every facet of our lives. Long gone are the days when a psychologist simply relies on published self help books or bundles of photocopies to […]

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Positive Mind Works are registered providers for WorkCover Queenlsand, WorkCover NSW and WorkSafe Victoria. If you have experienced a work or motor vehicle accident you may require psychological or counselling support to return to work or pre-injury activities. Our psychologists are able to invoice WorkCover NSW, WorkCover VIC and Workcover QLD directly, allowing you to […]

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Click here to check it out people! There are some fantastic ways of improving happiness in your workplace and it will only require 11 minutes a day. Written by Michelle McQuaid, from LiveHappy.com Last year Live Happy, the VIA Institute and I helped more than 2,000 people around the world to create an 11-minute daily strength habit to […]

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What do you know about Positive Psychology? For many years Psychologists have focused on ‘the problem’, when did it start, how bad is it, how does it affect your life, what are the impacts of this problem on your work, relationship, functioning. It’s a bit like finding a sore toe and then pulling it and pushing […]

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Goal Setting v’s Achieving Its that time of year when we reflect on the year gone by and make a plan on the year ahead of us. Goal setting is one thing but goal achieving is another. Rather than endless to do lists, missed deadlines and disappointment… find out how Positive Mind Works can help […]

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Earlier this year we moved our business into the future by setting up an Online Counselling and Psychology Service. It is our goal to provide convenient, affordable and confidential appointments to all Australians, irrespective of their postcode. We were aware that Medicare were slowly but surely starting to recognise the importance of online video technology […]

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For some people Online Counselling is a convenient, confidential and affordable option. You can access a registered psychologist from the comfort and convenience of your own home. We save on overheads and this is passed directly on to you. We offer email, chat and video sessions, weekend and evening appointments. Check out our Rates page […]