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Heart-centered psychology, self development and coaching

If you procrastinate please read this

Procrastination is a big obstacle to working efficiently. It can erode away our self-esteem. Procrastination was no stranger to me too, in fact, it was more like a good friend, always there when certain tasks came up. When I was…

It breaks my heart all the time

It breaks my heart all the time …. not kidding… I will be honestly talking about the biggest pain point in doing therapy with people … People think it must be hard to be a psychologist. They believe it’s hard…

LASTING CHANGE IS THE BEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT

I took up Tai Chi and Qi Gong at the end of 1989/90, like 30 years ago.I learned and practiced. I internalised. I have it. Forever. Today, so much is touting the Quick fix solution.You know what this really is?…

HOW TO GET NY RESOLUTIONS RIGHT THIS TIME

It is that time of the year … when we think about how we can improve in the next year when we have the innate drive to drop what we are not happy with and desire to create something Yet…

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE TAKE ADVICE FROM THE WRONG PERSON ??? 🙈

(Is self-therapy for psychologists superfluous or an act of integrity?) To all those who aspire to live a better life … a life with more joy, freedom or love. Who do we choose as a coach or therapist?  Who do…

LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME ❓⁉️

On 4 October 2003 our first son was born. He would turn 16 years today. He was two weeks over the due date … …. when his little heart stopped beating. I know there are many out there who have…

When parents screw up their kids … how to heal 💚 

This post is inspired by a young client this week. After a few initial sessions, it became clear that he wants to be a ‘good boy’ because he can see his mother is working really hard. He wants to help…

Relying on the system keeps you sick

Medicare Better Access Psychology

Everyone is thankful that Medicare allows rebates for psychological services for up to 10 times per calendar year. This means easier access to psychological services hence more people can be helped. However, not all is wonderful. The 2018 budget does…

The Magical Happiness Formula for Couples

newpaths couples magical happiness Formula

When couples come to my office for help, they have been unhappy for a long time. According to research it takes six unhappy years before they see a counsellor. Often, at the time of the first appointment one partner has…

Integrating Yoga and Mindfulness with Counselling

I thought it would be a good idea to talk a little bit of about what yoga, mindfulness and relaxation has to do with psychology and why it has established a place in modern psychotherapy. And let me start with…

Depression is contagious

Depression continues to spread around the world and has become the second most debilitating human condition, according to Dr Michael Yapko, an internationally known depression researcher. Interestingly, this was predicted by the WHO to be the case by the year…

Mindfulness as a healing agent

Mindfulness - New Paths Psychology Psychological counselling for Adults and Children Sydney CBD, Hornsby and Crows Nest

What is it about mindfulness that so many people including psychologists talk about? History Looking back in time, 20 years ago, mindfulness was unknown in Western Medicine and Psychology. About 10 years ago it became established and a few training…