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While Christmas can seem like a happy time of the year, for many, it can be challenging. We’re often rushing around buying presents, attending social events, making sure the kids are looked after during school holidays, cooking, cleaning… the list goes on. While the responsibilities of...

Addiction and Recovery I smoked my first cigarette when I was 11.  My parents both smoked.  My mother had beautiful hands and lovely nails which were always varnished light pink.  I thought she looked extremely glamorous the way she held and smoked her cigarette.  I couldn’t...

Have you listened to any of Russell Brand's podcast series, 'Under the Skin'? We highly recommend this insightful, thought-provoking and intelligent podcast series. https://www.russellbrand.com/podcasts/  Recently, we listened to 'Power versus Kindness' which involves a wonderful discussion between Russell and Jordan Peterson, Clinical Psychologist & Professor at the University...

Supporting World Mental Health Week Local Business Mental Health Awareness Breakfast – at South Pacific Private Hospital You are invited… As part of Mental Health Week 2018, South Pacific Private is hosting a free breakfast on Weds 10th October to support and raise awareness about mental health...

Identifying Anxiety and what it Means Day to Day Many people experience periods of anxiety when they are under stress, or going through major changes, such as moving home or jobs.  For the majority of us anxiety plays out by worrying about what may or may...