The Power of Positive Psychology to Boost Your Wellbeing

Positive psychology is one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of health and wellbeing science. It’s the study of optimal human functioning – finding the conditions that help people to thrive and flourish. Positive psychology is not to be confused with simplistic positive thinking, pop-psychology or self-help.

Top 5 Tips for Handling Overwhelm

I was speaking with a gorgeous coaching client of mine recently, who asked, "Fiorella, I feel so overwhelmed at the moment... everywhere I turn, somebody needs something...

An Inspiring Story We Can All Learn From

One of the most positive developments in the area of wellbeing over the past few years is the number of high profile people sharing their experiences with mental health challenges. Earlier this week one of the highest ranking people in the Australian Federal Police, Commander Grant Edwards, shared his mental health journey on the television program Australian Story. It's an inspiring story that we can all learn from.
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A Practice That Can Improve Your Mood

So many of us are trained to notice what's wrong, not done, or lacking in our lives. This practice can overcome that and help us to build mental wellbeing - as long it we make it more than just an intention or passing thought.

Just Checking…

One of the most important parts of managing any project at work is monitoring progress. The same principle applies for achieving high levels of health and wellbeing - you need to monitor your progress to check that you're achieving what you want.
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Physical Activity & Exercise for Mental Health

Physical activity and exercise can play an important role in enhancing wellbeing and preventing or managing poor mental health. In this interview, psychologist and physical activity researcher Dr Nicola Burton outlines the relationships between physical activity and mental health and shares simple strategies to help you stick to an activity plan.

The #1 Way to Mentally Recharge

Something I have learned in the past and had to re-learn recently is that there are different ways to relax and HOW you relax impacts directly on the level of energy recharge that you get from the activity. To get the maximum benefit from your relaxation time, you need to relax actively. Here's what that means...

Stand Up For Your Health

Research has clearly shown that prolonged sitting is bad for our health and can take years off your life span. That’s a lot of scary information that really doesn’t help you much. Follow these practical steps to get moving at work without impacting your productivity.

The NEAT Way to Boost Your Wellbeing and Avoid Disease

Whether we like it or not, exercise is crucial for good physical and mental health. Yet most of us don't get regular exercise. And for the majority of us, a standard weekday involves the majority of waking hours in a chair. And that sitting all day is literally a silent killer. Here's an easy way to reduce your risks...

Gearing Towards the Good

Today's Wellness Wednesday tip is a very simple one. It involves a simple mindset shift you can practice everyday without it taking up time or being hard to do. The action steps will already be familiar to you ...I invite you to think about them in a new light, in terms of countering our natural negativity bias.

Are You Adding This Common Self-Inflicted Pressure to Your Day? Here’s How to Let...

So often, we create a lot of our own stress by putting unnecessary pressure on ourselves. A common form of this is through perfectionism. Are...

Redefining Rest

Rest. That one little word that is so simple yet often feels so far out of our grasp. We often think of rest as doing...
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