Do You Rely On Willpower Or Willingness For Success?

Do you rely on willpower to change habits, behaviours and patterns of sabotage?  How high is your willingness to make changes in your career, relationship or life? Willpower Some people believe that they can change habits and improve their lives if only they had more...

Resilience Is Not A Dirty Word

In the early 1970’s my parents built a house in what was then the outskirts of Perth. The district had a startup footy (AFL) team. Many weeks we struggled to get a full team on the park and sometimes “borrowed” players from the opposition if they had spare. We did not...

Blended Families And Corona Virus

Covid-19 is playing games with the world and changing the rules as it goes along. At a time when life is at risk, we need to all take stock and stop the silly games we sometimes play which are mostly meaningless and always counter-productive. Like the games being...
An App Today To Help You Stay Healthy

An App Today To Help You Stay Healthy

With the world speeding up we increasingly need to be organized to get all the things done that we want to do. Yet all this “busyness” can lead to us not paying enough attention to our health. So perhaps it is time to be organized about your wellbeing. This will be...

Screening Toddler’s Mental Health Fundamentally Flawed

Screening Toddler’s Mental Health Fundamentally Flawed

Normal three-year-old children are and should be emotional. They should run around, have short concentration spans, be pushing the boundaries and screamThe notion of screening this age group for “risk” of mental health problems in later life is fundamentally flawed.

5 Tips To Enhance Your Immune System

5 Tips To Enhance Your Immune System

Winter has arrived in the southern hemisphere and Perth has  had its worst storms in a long time this past weekend. Winter is associated with colds and other illnesses. Whilst viruses are present in the environment all year round more cases are seen in winter. Some...

Prostate Screening And Leeches – What Is The Link?

Prostate Screening And Leeches – What Is The Link?

The US Preventative Services Taskforce has formalized its previous advice that there was no benefit for routine PSA testing on healthy men. Surely finding more cancer early means saving lives. Except that the facts do not show that the routine PSA screening does this.

Midlife Crisis Comes Early

Midlife Crisis Comes Early

The midlife crisis used to be associated with reaching our fifties. These days, many adults profess to be struggling with the same symptoms regardless of age. So why is this happening?

Overdosing On Medical Tests

Overdosing On Medical Tests

Nothing in medicine is a straight line. If a little is good more may be better, but a lot more is NOT necessarily better and can be worse. Collectively we are overdosing on tests.

People Management on the Mothership

People Management on the Mothership

It’s getting harder to tell the normal from the nut-bag these days, especially in the workplace. Just think about it – how many of your own co-workers are rowing with only one oar, psychologically speaking?