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…

Where To Place Your Energy In 2021

We are back!! We hope you had a healing end of the year & are hyped to make 2021 a better vibe. Today we're discussing where to place tyour energy this year! Any guesses on our answer???

Turning A Difficult Year Into A New Beginning

How would you describe your year? Was it good? Was it bad? Was it unbearable? Was it all of the above? For so many 2020 sucked. It was a rollercoaster of a year with up & downs, with highs & lows, with relaxation & burnout. It’s safe to say, for many it was the hardest…

Mentally Preparing For The Holidays

Hey SMP fam, we hope you're doing well! If not, hang in there, you got this! Today we thought we would mention some previous posts we've written to help you get through the holidays! First up, the widely unspoken hardship on the holidays surrounding suicide. Did you wince? Yeh, that's unfortunatetly normal, but nonetheless still…

The Hard Truth About Societal Expectations of Boys & Men

Hey there SMP fam, you won’t know me because I’m a new face here, my name is Tom and I’m a Youth Worker in my late twenties. I love reading books (mostly the Fantasy genre), playing the occasional video game, and binge-watching television shows. So, in short, it’s safe to say that I’m a pretty…