The Mechanisms of Mindfulness

28 February 2016 Blog by Dr Kate Lemerle, PhD, Founder & Senior Psychologist Institute for Applied Positive Psychology There’s no doubt that evidence is stacking up to show that practicing Mindfulness has a positive effect on psychological function and overall quality of life . In the medical field, teaching patients with serious illnesses to engage inContinue Reading

February 28, 2016

Strategies for Staying on Track with New Year Resolutions

  by Dr Kate Lemerle, PhD Founder & Senior Psychologist, Institute for Applied Positive Psychology Here you are, into the second month of the year and already wondering who’s responsible for speeding up time (maybe something to do with the Particle Accelerator?). You’re back at work, you’ve ploughed through the holiday backlog…and life is backContinue Reading

February 28, 2016

What’s In An App?

There’s no doubt that the health marketplace is overflowing with smart devices and apps all claiming to be better than sliced bread when it comes to making people healthier …question is, which ones really work, and how safe are they? Wearable devices are designed to provide instant feedback about behaviours such as physical activity, caloricContinue Reading

August 10, 2015