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The Parenting Mistake We All Make When it Comes to Kids and Feelings

The Parenting Mistake We All Make When it Comes to Kids and Feelings

“I just want my child to be happy”

It’s what we say when asked what we hope for our child’s future.

Then we leave that happiness to chance.

Read on to find out why it’s vital that we talk to our kids about happiness

9 Online Psychologists to Follow in 2019

9 Online Psychologists to Follow in 2019

This is the third in our annual series, sharing the amazing work of fellow psychologists producing amazing products and services online.

Let me introduce you to 9 online psychologists to follow in 2019….

A Psychologist’s 8 Strategies for Less Stress at Christmas

A Psychologist’s 8 Strategies for Less Stress at Christmas

For most of us the holidays are heart warming, fun filled events but the lead up can be stressful. Family dynamics, financial demands, and the sheer volume of extra activity are among the top stressors.

To keep you a little zen as you wade your way through preparations, here are my eight tips for less stress at Christmas.

8 Online Psychologists To Follow in 2018

Last year I published '7 Online Psychologists to Follow in 2017' and it has been the most visited page on Potential Psychology in the past 12 months. 

This year I've expanded the list. We have more psychologists on a greater range of digital platforms. Psychologists are now podcasters, vloggers, bloggers, digital course creators, social media mavens, authors and publishers. Their goal in every endeavour? To help you to overcome everyday challenges, thrive and flourish.

The Ultimate App List for Your Happiness and Mental Health

Here's a fact: Australians collectively interact with their mobile phone 480 million times per day.

I've tried digital detoxes (they don't last long) and I bear and share guilt about my mobile phone use. I know it interferes with relationships. I know it's a productivity killer. I know the signs of addiction... oops.

I also know that smartphones and digital tech are not going away - nor do I want them to. So rather than labour beneath the guilt of 'I should' or 'I shouldn't' when it comes to my smartphone, I've put together the ultimate list of apps for mental health, happiness and well being.  If I'm going to be glued to my phone I may as well use the tech for good.