Category Archives: Positive Psychology

Giving birth is rarely the picture-perfect event painted on our televisions, billboards, andhospital brochures. Giving birth can be a raw emotional and physical experience.It can be both…

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When a new baby comes into the world, a lot of things can happen, and a lot of things can change. Typically, much of the attention goes…

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postpartum sex

When to start having sex again after delivery is a hot topic (!), but the arrival of a baby can act like a relationship earthquake – your…

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Sarah-Jayne Duryea - Psychologist Geelong

It’s no secret that mental health issues have increased during the pandemic. My own client numbers have risen exponentially (so much so that I am on the…

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mental health professional

Are you a rockstar mental health professional? We’re looking to expand the Happy Minds Psychology team, and we’re wondering if YOU might fit the bill? About the…

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IVF Failure

Using any scale of measurement, the process of IVF is a grueling one. All of those hopes and fears, the money spent, the physical processes endured. All…

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perimenopause

Menopause – a natural biological process involving the cessation of the menstrual cycle – can seem like uncharted territory for many women, something unknown and not necessarily…

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holiday-stress

The ‘holiday’ season is almost upon us, and with its promise of pine-scented rooms and mince pies, for many, it can also be a harbinger of anxiety,…

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little ‘t’ trauma

In psychological terms, trauma can be defined as ‘emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury, which may lead to long-term neurosis’. When something happens…

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feeling lost

The past 18 months or so have been hard for a lot of people. The strange months of 2020 have flowed into a 2021 that still feels…

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