Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

What is ACT therapy and how do you use ACT techniques? Acceptance Commitment Therapy goes over Psychological flexibility. Steven Hayes came up with the Hexaflex or 6 key tenets of ACT. 1. Acceptance 2. Cognitive Diffusion 3. Present Moment 4. Values 5. Committed Action 6. Self as Context For more information on ACT Therapy in

Understanding The Basics of (CBT)

Here is a great little video that introduces the core concepts of cognitive behaviour therapy. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT, is a form of intervention widely used in psychotherapy, counseling and life coaching. CBT provides the right tools and support to engage a powerful process of change without wasting a massive amount of time and

Visualisation Activates the Mind

Visualisation techniques involve the systematic practice of creating a detailed mental picture of a desired and peaceful outcome or environment. Getting into the cockpit of our brains and designing our thought patterns in creative, positive, organised and intuitive ways, can alter our lives for the better.

Ways to Awaken Your Hidden Power

Your conscious mind is the sharp tip of a vast depth of knowledge and understanding that your sub-conscious is able to process. Learning how to use your sub-consciousness is a fundamental tool in discovering your many hidden abilities and talents.

Reframing Your Beliefs With Cognitive Restructuring

Cognitive restructuring used for stress management the primary objective is to switch stress inducing thoughts or cognitive distortions with much more mindful thoughts that do not amplify the stress any further. The practical application of CR is to look at the stressors with a completely new point of view and then to interpret them in

The Impact of Cognitive Restructuring and Mindfulness

Cognitive restructuring using mindfulness is a process of identifying and dispelling irrational or nonproductive thoughts better known as cognitive distortions all-or-nothing thinking, magical thinking, generalisation, magnification, and or emotional reasoning, which are frequently associated with mental health issues. Cognitive restructuring is a core part of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and works hand in hand with

Practically Applying Mindfulness

Mindfulness required a level of balance, focus & living in present moments. We frequently couple mindfulness with other meditation and more focused practices. However it is far more functional if it becomes a part of everyday focuses. Mindfulness is an energy that can help us recognise the moments of our happiness that are present in