Author: laura

Why Everyone Needs Their Beauty Rest

Many people say that sleep is important and that we need to rest up, but why exactly is that so? What are the actual benefits of sleep, and what could go wrong when we don’t actually get a full night’s rest? A good night’s sleep doesn’t just lay in the amount of time that you […]

Are you trying to cope with a loss?

Grief is a natural response when facing a life limiting illness and the death of someone you love. Each person experiences grief in their own way. It can change from day to day and over time. There is no right or wrong way of coping with grief.  Grief can feel overwhelming, and at specific times of the […]

How We Feel in Our Body and Intense Feelings

Have you ever felt so angry that your stomach hurt and your head pounds? Well, I have. In a recent event, I felt disrespected and taken advantage of. My blood boiled, my anger arose, and disappointment set it. Sounds familiar? I realised the physical sensations that I was experiencing were a reflection of the internal […]

Maintaining emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020 sure hasn’t turned out like we envisioned. What started as a regular year, soon turned into something very different. During the COVID-19 pandemic we have all been faced with uncertainty and a level of fear and anxiety. Coupled with that are the frequently changing guidelines/rules we have been asked to adhere to and this […]

How YMM can support you during the COVID-19 pandemic

SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY AND CLIENTS In the wake of community concerns around COVID-19, we’re committed to providing our clients with ongoing support, so that you can continue working on your health and well-being.   WHAT CAN YOU (AND WE) DO TO REDUCE RISK OF INFECTION?We are committed to ensuring our team are healthy when they […]

What Now? Life after a formal diagnosis of Autism

For some families, having a diagnosis that explains their child’s speech, behavioural and emotional issues is a relief. However, for others, it may be a complete shock and a rather challenging issue to come to terms with.  From a psychologist’s point of view (for me at least), a diagnosis is actually a positive turning point […]

Beating The Monday Morning Blues

I think we’ve all experienced that sense of dread as Monday rolls around. Feeling ‘blue’ with the lead up to the working week, commonly known as ‘The Monday Morning Blues’ is quite relatable for a lot of us. Most people begin to feel ‘blue’ on a Sunday, given that Sunday signifies the end of the […]