What will you gift yourself?

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I love this time of year. It brings back happy memories and, even better, the opportunity to create many more happy memories. It’s also a great time to ponder what gifts you want to give yourself to set you up for an awesome 2023. Now, this isn’t a new wardrobe, an expensive holiday or anything […]

Are you counting down yet?

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It’s four weeks until Christmas and, for many, summer holidays. Holidays are always something to look forward to, and we often derive much joy purely from the anticipation of the holiday. Sadly, research suggests that the glow from a holiday only lasts a couple of weeks, so you want to ensure you make the most of your […]

psnews.com.au: When to give up on the pursuit of perfection

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In this article for psnews.com.au, Michelle explains why seeking perfection can be a motivator and a driver to perform — it can also lead to procrastination, self-criticism and anxiety. We are often told to set big, hairy, audacious goals — to strive for the best; to get it right; to not make mistakes — in […]

psnews.com.au: Taking a break in difficult times

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In yet another year of uncertainty, in this article in psnews.com.au, I encourage you to find your ‘circuit breaker’ to prevent a toxic build-up of stress and concern. In this year’s World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, most respondents were either worried or concerned when asked the question ‘How do you feel about the outlook for […]

What’s Your Circuit Breaker?

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Welcome to 2022 and the first weekly insights for the year. It’s so good to have you back. Undoubtedly, the year is kicking off amidst much uncertainty and mixed expectations. In this year’s World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, most respondents were either worried or concerned when asked the question ‘How do you feel about the […]