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 A problem shared is a problem halved

Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner So many of my clients are presenting with either depression, anxiety or panic attacks. These are highly successful people at the top of their careers, trying to keep lots of balls in the air and they are finding that inevitably, some of the balls start to become more difficult to manage. Unfortunately, Read More

Boundaries – Why we need to set them

Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner Boundaries, I remember when I first heard the word boundaries, and WTF went through my head.  I had no idea what they were, when I needed them or how to set them.  Hence, my life was a roller coaster ride and I felt like a piece of debris being pushed Read More

How to exercise and meditate every day – no matter how busy you are!

Every day I set out to achieve more than I realistically can.  Like many women, I wear many hats and the two things I find that I consistently sacrifice in my busy life is exercise and meditation.  It just so happens that these two things are integral to my physical and emotional health.  Sound familiar? Read More

5 simple steps to stress less now

Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner Stress is such a common word in our day and time.  Many clients come and see me and they feel totally overwhelmed with their life- stressed to the max.  They feel like life is spiralling out of control and they have no time for looking after themselves.  When we start Read More

Treating Adrenal Stress Naturally

Stress, in particular elevated adrenal hormones effect so many aspects of our physical health, mood and wellbeing.  To fully understand one of the key drivers of disease (adrenal stress), catch-up  here. As a person who is passionate and determined, I have found managing that intricate balance between family and work commitments, often taxing and overwhelming.  Having suffered Read More

Why is gossip so contagious?

Words by Psychotherapist Jane Faulkner. Have you ever noticed how easy it is to gossip and find faults and flaws in other people?  I have, especially when I’m feeling unsatisfied and disgruntled in my own life. When I’m busy finding fault in you and your life, I don’t have time to see the problems on Read More

The Importance of Connecting with your Child

Words by psychotherapist Jane Faulkner   I have a healthy respect for anyone choosing to raise kids consciously in today’s world.  In my experience to raise children consciously has required a lot of growth and self-examination on my part.  My path in parenting has led me to really check myself out and many times it Read More

Post Natal Depression – support one another!

Words by Jane Faulkner My friend recently got diagnosed with Post Natal Depression, her baby was nearly one and she had had a massive year.  Anyway, she knew something wasn’t right and she went to her GP and got help. When she told me, I felt myself shrink inside – not because of her diagnosis, Read More

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

Words by Jane Faulkner “What would you do if you knew you could not fail?” I have this quote up on my wall so that I constantly remember that it’s me that imposes the limits on my life.  It reminds me to look outside the box of what I create in my life and to Read More

How to stand and remain centred and calm in the face of conflict

Words by Jane Faulkner I really value calmness, peace and the live and let live philosophy.  So when conflict recently reared its ugly head in my life I felt really challenged.  Life was already full and stressful and I was struggling to find calm amidst the chaos, when someone I love dearly, clearly let it Read More

Kind words…

“I downloaded your ebooks after hearing you speak at the Health and Wellness Summit in Melbourne. Love them, life changing… Don’t stop! Thank you for getting the whole food message out there, I certainly heard it.” Melanie

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“I just want to say a huge thank you for your amazing website and information. I’ve never liked cooking and never got excited by my ‘healthy’ cooking. My husband is even worse and if he could, he would just eat beacon and eggs every morning and steak every night. He hardly ate any veggies. Since I found your website I have gone through almost every recipe. My husband is loving every meal as well – even meat free Monday, and he’s taking left-overs to work for lunch (honestly, who thought that could be so hard?!)” Rose

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