It’s Okay To Feel Your Feelings

How are we doing SMP fam?? Not feeling too great? Me neither. If you’re new here, my name is Shae and I’m your friendly cyberhood psychologist. I’m here to let you know that if you’re sad, it’s okay. And it’s going to be okay. I think we can all agree that some days just suck.…

The Mid-Week Pick Me Up You Really Need

Happy Wellness Wednesday SMP fam! We hope you’re all doing well. The middle of the week can be difficult but hopefully this post makes it a little better. Do you ever get to Wednesday and start thinking about some things that happened from Monday and Tuesday, like, “why did I say that to so and…

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,…

What Suicide Prevention Should Look Like

A recently unsettled realisation we’ve come across is the overwhelming fact that suicide, however taboo, is a complex situation. For many, self harm & suicide are a way to take away the pain they’re feeling- whether that’s a teen struggling with friendships, family and navigating growing up, or an adult family man who finds it…

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…

How to Place Your Energy In 2021

At the beginning of January, we wrote a post about where to place your energy in 2021. A lot of you seemed to really enjoy that [which were super happy about]. So today we thought we would write one about how to place your energy in 2021.

New Resources for 2021

Hey SMP fam, Shae here! I hope you're all doing well. We have gained a lot of new readers over the last few months & wanted to let you all know that we offer a bunch of mental health & wellness resources to those who subscribe! Here's how it works: For only a once-off payment…

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.

Letting Go of People Who Don’t Make You Happy

Okay SMP fam, today we are discussing the importance of letting go of people who don't make you feel happy. If 2020 showed us anything (let's be real it showed us a lot), it showed us who our true allies are, right? Click on to read about how to let go of those who don't make you happy!

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…