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Clinical Director at The Buttery Private, psychologist Jenny McGee talks about wellbeing

2017-11-06T16:20:03+00:00

In a radio interview for Bay FM, Clinical Director at The Buttery Private, psychologist Jenny McGee talks about wellbeing. Achieving true wellbeing is about more than just having an absence of disease. It’s about thriving as a person. Key to this is being connected; being connected with oneself and with others. Listen to the [...]

Clinical Director at The Buttery Private, psychologist Jenny McGee talks about wellbeing2017-11-06T16:20:03+00:00

According to the WHO, alcoholism is more common among men than women by a factor of two to one.

2017-10-16T12:00:10+00:00

Alcoholism is more common among men than women by a factor of two to one (according to the World Health Organisation). However, excessive alcohol consumption has more devastating effects on the health of women. Death rates among female alcoholics are 50 to 100% higher than for men. This first person article sheds light on problem [...]

According to the WHO, alcoholism is more common among men than women by a factor of two to one.2017-10-16T12:00:10+00:00

A new study confirms what many people know from first-hand experience: an increasing number of women are affected by anxiety and depression.

2017-10-02T13:30:47+00:00

A new study confirms what many people know from first-hand experience: an increasing number of women are affected by anxiety and depression. Read the article

A new study confirms what many people know from first-hand experience: an increasing number of women are affected by anxiety and depression.2017-10-02T13:30:47+00:00

Getting a grip: How to recognise work-related stress

2017-09-04T16:04:36+00:00

In this Sydney Morning Herald article, Clinical Director at The Buttery Private, Jenny McGee discusses work related stress and how it can be addressed. Read the article  

Getting a grip: How to recognise work-related stress2017-09-04T16:04:36+00:00

Is this psychologist correct in saying the pursuit of happiness can be a dead end?

2018-03-06T19:45:40+00:00

Rather than pursuing happiness as an end in itself, author and Harvard psychologist Susan David is an advocate of emotional agility. She's investigates what it takes internally to thrive in the world, in the world as it is, not in the world we wish it to be. Read the article [...]

Is this psychologist correct in saying the pursuit of happiness can be a dead end?2018-03-06T19:45:40+00:00

Our anxiety and depression epidemic: over-reliance on social media could be a factor

2017-08-05T13:26:19+00:00

Speaking at a Science of Happiness forum, "Dr Tony Fernando from the University of Auckland, pointed to an increasing dependency on activities associated with the brain's excitement-pleasure circuitry for the rising levels of anxiety and depression in teenagers today. Prominent in this cerebral circuitry is social media." Read the article   [...]

Our anxiety and depression epidemic: over-reliance on social media could be a factor2017-08-05T13:26:19+00:00

Gratitude

2017-07-20T22:25:18+00:00

A lot of dis ease and dissatisfaction springs from making false comparisons of ourselves with others. The practice of gratitude and taking stock of all the positive things in our lives has been shown to enhance wellbeing. This insightful article from The School of Life www.theschooloflife.com helps put things into perspective. Read the article [...]

Gratitude2017-07-20T22:25:18+00:00

Young women report low wellbeing scores

2017-07-10T23:21:32+00:00

The latest National Australia Bank "Australian Wellbeing Report" reveals young people are the most unhappy age grouping in society. And young women - those aged 18 to 29 - report the lowest wellbeing score of any of the 48 groups monitored (including those on low incomes, singles, labourers and the unemployed). Overall, the self-reported wellbeing [...]

Young women report low wellbeing scores2017-07-10T23:21:32+00:00