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Talk given for Harp Centre Australia

Talk given for Harp Centre Australia

Last week, I presented for Harp Centre Australia about how to perform at your best and manage anxiety. Thank you to Mr Owen Torr and Ms Alice Giles for the opportunity to speak. Always in awe of these extremely talented people. Below is a summary of the talk. Included are strategies that can also be used in other domains of life, as well as a thorough explanation of why we feel anxious at all... [...] Read more

Managing Performance Anxiety for Musicians

Managing Performance Anxiety for Musicians

If the thought of getting up in front of a group of people and performing fills you with anxiety, you are not alone. Most people suffer from some level of performance anxiety. Public speaking is the second worse fear in the general population—and that’s higher than death! It’s natural to feel nervous before a performance. When you perform you become the centre of attention. Your body reacts to [...] Read more

Understanding Grief

Understanding Grief

When someone you love dies, the grief you experience can feel devastating. This grief is often a reflection of the love you felt for them and their loss from your life—now and into the future. It is evidence of a deep and meaningful connection, no matter how long your loved one was part of your life. You may also feel grief with other losses such as the death of a pet, the breakdown of a [...] Read more

Is Social Media Making You Feel Bad?

Is Social Media Making You Feel Bad?

Social media is a great way to stay in touch with those important to us. We can keep up to date and celebrate highlights in each other's lives. But apps like Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram often present a skewed version of reality. They showcase our best version rather than our everyday existence. It’s human nature to post the shiny moments; the smiling portrait dressed in our best [...] Read more

Thinking Ahead to Reduce your Risk of Postnatal Depression

Thinking Ahead to Reduce your Risk of Postnatal Depression

Having realistic expectations, a large dose of self-compassion and access to support when needed are essential to reducing the risk of postnatal depression and anxiety. To read our latest article in the BubHub July edition, press HERE. https://www.bubhub.com.au/hubbub-blog/thinking-ahead-to-reduce-your-risk-of-postnatal-depression/

What New Mums Want their Partners to Know

What New Mums Want their Partners to Know

Becoming a parent is a major life transition and a time of adjustment in the couple relationship. To read our recent article featured in the BubHub June edition, click onto the title of this page and then press HERE https://www.bubhub.com.au/hubbub-blog/16-things-new-mothers-want-their-partners-to-know/

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