Why Do We Over React?

Have you ever flown off the handle by a seemingly non- event? Have you ever been accused of overreacting? There is a clear neurobiological reason for this. Below is an explanation from Caulfield Natural Health Clinic’s Counsellor, Inbal Sofer So, this is how our brain works… Our brains are like a filing cabinet with many..

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The Difference Between Sadness and Depression

On May 10th, 2016, posted in: Blog, Counselling by 0 Comment

Sadness is a normal human emotion. We’ve all experienced it and we all will again. Sadness is usually triggered by a difficult, hurtful, challenging, or disappointing event, experience, or situation. In other words, we tend to feel sad about something. This also means that when that something changes, when our emotional hurt fades, when we’ve adjusted or..

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8 Common Myths & Realities About Grief

On April 14th, 2016, posted in: Blog, Counselling by 0 Comment

Here are 8 of the most common myths and realities about grief. Knowledge of these issues is extremely helpful for both the bereaved and those wishing to help them. Myth #1. “It has been a year since your spouse died. Don’t you think you should be dating by now?” Reality. It is impossible to simply..

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