3 Self-Care Ideas To Decrease Stress

Hands up, who’s stressed?? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Try these self-care ideas to decrease stress: Deep breathing: taking deep breathes throughout the day helps decrease stress and anxiety. It also keeps you grounded and feeling good. Try it here. Move your body: go for a walk in the park, take your dog to…

Life Is What You Make Of It

Hey there, how are you? Yeh, same. It Feels like forever since we've connected. Since we've put out a post. Thank you for sticking around, it means a lot. Where has life taken us, hey? To help and back maybe. So much so we've gone radio silent. But we're here now. To tell you something…

Here’s What We’ve Learnt About Suicide…

In the wake of the Meghan Markle interview with Oprah there has been uproar. Uproar about how a princess, dutchess rather, could ever be suicidal. That's the sad truth though, no matter your circumstances feeling suicidal & wanting to die is a very real thing. Age, sex, gender identity, rich, poor- no matter who you…

7 Self-Care Ideas To Decrease Anxiety

Hey SMP fam, We hope you're doing well! Do you ever forget to breathe? Do you ever feel so stressed you could implode? Same. Today we are bringing you some tips to help decrease your feelings of overwhelm & anxiety. Light a candle- We all know candles are well known for their soothing and healing…

Where There’s A Will There’s A Way: What Therapists Should & Shouldn’t Do In Session

We can't count how many times therapists are poorly depicted in film & TV, which often gives people the wrong idea about the work we actually do with clients. A lot of the time people think that therapists are there to agree with clients & go along with whatever they like. Yes, therapists can go…

What Childhood Trauma Looks Like & How To Overcome It

Childhood trauma is common, which is sad but true. We have all been brought up with parents going through their own shit, with different parenting styles, sometimes with siblings, sometimes not- either way it can be just as lonely. Often, we don’t even know that the things we experienced as kids was considered trauma. Trauma,…

Stop “Resetting” Your Life Every Time You Struggle

Okay, that’s it, we’re officially over the trend of resetting your life when you’re finding it hard to cope or not doing the best you can. It’s a ridiculous notion because no one can reset their lives, you just do better or change what you’re doing now so you do better in future. Instead of…

Therapeutic Tools Psychologists Use In Session

Okay, so, it’s just occurred to us that we haven’t really spoken about strategies or types of therapy that has helped our clients develop better mental health, take control of their lives & invest in their wellness. Honestly, we don’t know why it’s taken us this long to write about it, given that mental health…

6 Tips for Making Work Life Easier

We know a lot of you are in lockdown, however, here in Australia, we are not. Today we wanted to share some tips for making work life easier when you're always on the go. Now we know this applies more to our Australian readers at the moment, but hopefully, for all of our international readers, this can still be useful at some stage too.

Turning Lemons From 2020 Into Lemonade In 2021

Y'all seemed to really like our 2020 post "When Life Gives You Lemons", so we thought we would do another, all about making lemonade with lemons from 2020. Most likely the lemons we have are painful right? They feel like setbacks. But friend, now it's all about the comebacks! Let's get busy with re-focussing on…