How did you go over Christmas?

How did you go over Christmas?

I find Christmas a bit stressful but I don’t think I’m alone in that. Everyone has a different basis for their Christmas stress and I know what my problem is. I want to make the celebration perfect for everyone.

How is Your Mental Health?

How is Your Mental Health?

It has become pretty clear in recent times that health practitioners are no less subject to mental health problems than the people they treat. More so perhaps! Why might that be?

A story about a Psychiatrist’s clever daughter and how she saved his life

A story about a Psychiatrist’s clever daughter and how she saved his life

Psychiatry is ideally suited to videoconferencing but there are perils and pitfalls that become apparent once you engage with it that can be quite discouraging. Our guest blogger is Dr Zelko Mustac, a Sydney psychiatrist who has worked for many years in Western Australia and is very conscious of the difficulty of delivering psychiatric care to rural and remote areas. Here is his story:

Other People’s Stories

Other People’s Stories

Humans of New York is an amazing blog. There is always something worth thinking about in its stories of ordinary people struggling with life. The stories are short and easy to read but each one contains an interesting message.

Exercise Schmexercise

Exercise Schmexercise

Do you know anyone who has difficulty motivating themselves to exercise? I think we all know people who get too depressed to exercise or too anxious to leave the house. But there are other people who, despite a lack of “diagnosis”, find exercise hugely difficult to contemplate.