Jenny Williams Book Launch 1st December 2015

Jenny Williams launched her new book Think Prepare Play Like A Champion yesterday at Immanuel College, Novar Gardens.  Over 70 people including ex and current AFL Australian Basketball Netball Hockey stars and ParaOlympian athletes, were present to hear Jan Sterling, recent FIBA hall of Fame Inductee and World Championship winning Opals coach, introduce Jenny and her…

Mindfulness Therapy may decrease need for Antidepressants

From Medscape May 1, 2015 Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may offer an effective alternative to drug treatment for recurrent depression, new research suggests. Results of a randomized controlled trial, the first to directly compare MBCT with maintenance antidepressant treatment to prevent relapse in patients with at least three prior major depressive episodes, showed no difference…

Walking Instead of Sitting Prolongs Life, Even in Small Doses

Story straight from Medscape May 1, 2015.. Trading 2 minutes/hour of sedentary activity with light-intensity activity was linked to 33% lower mortality in the general population and 41% lower mortality in those with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to an observational analysis published online April 30 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. “We hoped…

Online Psychology Help for the Down and Stressed Out

Finally found a great list I saw at the GP Conference from the Black Dog Institute about online psychology help. Great to supplement a chat to a professional or to start having a rummage around your head to see whats going on if you are feeling stressed down or anxious…www.moodgym.anu.edu.au http://www.mycompass.org.au http://www.thiswayup.org.au  www.ontrack.org.au  www.ecouch.anu.edu.au http://www.mindspot.org.au  www.eheadspace.org.au  www.biteback.org.au