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Being Magnificent in Midlife With Emma Gilmore

On my latest episode of the De-Stress for Success Podcast, I talk to Emma Gilmour of Hope Rising Coaching about the stresses that we face in midlife and how to tap into our magnificence. Navigating midlife can often feel like a tumultuous journey, one where the burden of perfectionism and societal expectations weighs heavily on […]

Binge Drinking Like Your Teenage Self?

How can you re-anchor freedom and adventure with healthier behaviours? Meg and I had terrific downloads and emails responding to our Binge Drinking Podcast episode and I’ve being thinking about it a lot of late. A quick recap, binge drinking is defined as drinking more than 4 standard drinks in one session and  is characterised as drinking quickly with the […]

What is ‘secret drinking’ and why is it important to know?

Secret drinking… … can be as ‘small’ as: 👉 Sneaking an extra cheeky glass without your partner knowing 👉 Drinking a glass or 2 before a party and denying it 👉 Hiding your glass (in the pantry? Behind the toaster?) and it can turn into: 👉 Hiding a bottle (under the sink? in a drawer?) […]

Booze-Free Starter Kit!

Everybody’s starter kit is different, but this is the one that I recommend to clients seeking to drink less: 1. Read This Naked Mind (@thisnakedmind) by Annie Grace 2. Listen to Making Informed Choices: The Truth About Alcohol and Stress (Ep. 2 of De-Stress for Success Podcast) 3. Listen to Jolene Park (@jolene__park) on Nourishing […]

Christmas Special – Navigating Christmas Day with Less Angst Around Alcohol

Less than a week! You may be eyeing off the 2023 finishing line and thinking “I’ve got to cut back the booze!”.  For those of you who have been finalising endless deadlines and pushing through never-ending work events, this thought is more common than you think, and for good reason. Alcohol use can dramatically increase this […]

Finding Sleep in the Face of Stress: Expert Advice from Professor Michael Gradisar

Our day-to-day lives seem to be increasingly plagued by stress and sleep deprivation. Endless lists, spinning many plates…. I don’t know about you, but switching off in the evening is often hard and can require a strategic approach. In my recent De-Stress for Success podcast episode, Professor Michael Gradisar, an acclaimed sleep expert and clinical […]

What is Your “Meaning” or “Something Larger” in Life and Why is This Important to Know?

Imagine having a compass, a North Star, guiding you through life, providing a profound sense of contentment and satisfaction. In my most recent podcast episode, of De-Stress for Success, “What is Your Meaning or Something Larger in Life and Why is This Important to Know?” I delve into the intrinsic link between our life’s purpose and […]

Managing Difficult People: Practical Strategies with Dr. Rebecca Ray

My most recent episode of De-Stress for Success is all about difficult people. You know the ones! Those people in your life that press your buttons, make you feel like you are the problem, that leave you ruminating over what was said and wondering why you feel so awful. Who better to help us learn […]

A Call to Action: Combatting the Phone Addiction Crisis Among Adults and Children with Professor Selena Bartlett

In a recent De-Stress for Success podcast episode (episode 5), globally recognised neuroscientist, Professor Selena Bartlett, joined me for a profound conversation about our relationship with mobile technology. The topic is of great importance in this tech-saturated era, especially when considering the influence these devices have on our brain health, stress levels and interpersonal relationships. […]

Stress Less by Silencing Your Inner Critic: Tools for Positive Self-Talk

Do you struggle with a relentless inner critic that often dictates your actions and feelings? You are not alone. Many of us grapple with negative self-talk, often without realizing its profound impact on our lives. The good news is, we can harness the power of positive self-talk to rewrite our inner dialogue and transform our […]

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