Stress Archives - The Indigo Project

Stress

  • What you’re afraid of is smaller than you imagine

    As children, without the increased knowledge or experience to rationalise and put things in perspective, we find fear in lots of places. We learn from the world around us what is dangerous and what might hurt. And we pack up that fear and store it inside our bodies in order to keep us safe as we grow and explore the wider world.
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  • Memes and mental health with Michael

    Michael Magee, a Clinical Psychologist at The Indigo Project (a psychology clinic based in Surry Hills, Aus that thinks creatively about mental health) has a chat about meme's. He discusses if meme's can be therapeutic, and what role mental health memes might play in us connecting with other people and our own conditions.
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  • Get Out of Your Own Way

    Let’s cut right to it: sometimes, you get in your own way. This week, we’re exploring the way Self-Sabotage Sally shows up in our lives, what she usually sounds like and how to get her out of the way.
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  • The Practise of Letting Go

    Letting go is a process. It is sometimes painful, sometimes effortless but should be continuous. In this piece, we’re not talking about burning everything that once belonged to your ex, sending angry text messages, having a big cry or dancing the pain away (though the last bit sounds fun). We’re talking about facing up to the emotions and the pain.
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  • How to kick ass for the rest of 2019

    So, half the year is gone and Christmas is just six months away. We’re not freaking out… you are. Before you start panicking about everything you haven’t done yet, give yourself a pat on the back for making it this far and let’s do a little check-in.
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  • 4 reasons why your workplace is making you miserable

    For many of us, work is an essential part of life. It takes up a great deal of our time, allows us to make a contribution to society and gives us money to buy cheezles. But in a recent survey, a whole quarter of workers stated that work was their Number 1 life stressor. Yikes. We asked you what it was about the workplace that was getting you so stressed and took the issues to one of our Indigo Senior Psychologist's, Sarah for some advice.
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  • 7 best apps for mindfulness

    Do you wish you had a better handle over your mind - without feeling like you're constantly at the mercy of every thought or feeling that pops up? We've compiled a list of our top mindfulness apps to help you foster greater self-awareness, self-compassion, and create more calm in your world.
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