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Take The Stress Out of Buying Gifts This Christmas.

Buying gifts can be stressful at the best of times, let alone at Christmas time. Strained finances and knowing what to buy can all negatively impact upon our levels of stress. To help, we have put together a number of tips for reducing stress this festive season. Finances If you find yourself stressed over finances during […]

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Strategies To Improve Your Sleep

Your sleep and mental health are closely related. A poor night’s sleep can negatively impact on your worry and mood – making you feel worse, which can then in turn make getting a good night’s sleep even harder. The good news is, there are some strategies you can put in place today to help improve […]

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12 Free Apps to Help You Beat Stress

There are many ways to find help for stress. You could benefit from counselling, massage, or exercise, for instance. Now, thanks to the ubiquity of smart phones in our society, there is another way to beat stress, as well as anxiety, depression, and other psychological disorders. Portable devices, such as smart phones and tablets, are […]

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OCD Awareness Week

Media release 20 May 2016 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder affects almost 3% of the Australian population to some extent, and 1.2% of the population will be diagnosed with OCD in any given year. The symptoms of OCD are often controlling, frustrating, and irritating to people suffering with the disorder, as well as for their family, friends, […]

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New apps help ease the mental burden for rural Australians

Media release 23 March 2016 This Way Up, an online mental health service of St Vincent’s Hospital and UNSW, offers hope to rural Australians experiencing anxiety and depression. This Way Up have recently developed a suite of smartphone applications, giving the majority of Australians portable access to proven and effective anxiety and depression treatments. Based […]

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Our FREE Boosting Motivation guide to help you get and stay motivated

Low motivation can affect everyone now and then, but when it persists it is a sign and symptom of depression. We predict that at various stages throughout the This Way Up program, your motivation will fluctuate. So, if it does get low, it will be very important for you to notice it and do something […]

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Interview with Dr. Jill Newby:
author of the Mixed Depression and Anxiety Course

The mixed depression and anxiety course is our most popular course with more than 2000 patients enrolled in this course since 2012. Why do we think this is? Because more than half of people with anxiety will experience depression and vice versa. Dr. Jill Newby, a researcher and clinical psychologist, has recently led the work here at […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

As the end of another year approaches many people decide to declare to others and themselves, useful and healthy New Year’s Resolutions. These can include ‘I will exercise every day of the week’ or ‘I’m going to conquer my fear of heights’. Whilst these may be great ideas in theory, often after a few weeks […]

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