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Helen Handsjuk

Reflections on Mother’s Day

May 11 2015

I thought I would share some personal reflections. I commenced today with a beautiful and thoughtful greeting card from my two adult children, followed by a breakfast of croissants and coffee. A couple of hours further into the day, I was strongly impressed to similarly acknowledge my gratitude to my late mother, Marsha and her…

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Helen Handsjuk

The Interrelationship Between Neuroscience, Psychology and Mindfulness.

March 17 2015

I recently attended a wonderful workshop on the neuroscience of the social brain facilitated by Dr. Pieter Rossouw from Queensland University. As a practitioner it is exciting to witness scientific revelations that offer greater understanding and therefore clinical application for psychological interventions- e.g. C.B.T. psychodynamic therapy, neuropsychotherapy and mindfulness. Our sense of safety followed by…

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Helen Handsjuk

Bringing Mindfulness to Life in 2015

January 18 2015

Broome in WA was a perfect ground for my seminar last year and perfect introduction to mindfulness basics. Nature in her raw form offers ample opportunity and encouragement for connection to the elements. Via our senses we connect and rediscover the ebb and flow of our own rhythm and life. Stress and fears dissipate, opening…

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Helen Handsjuk

Booking details: Educational talk on mindfulness in Broome

September 3 2014

Please click on the image above to view full PDF version. Bookings are now open for this community talk on mindfulness in Broome on 26th September, commencing at 10am – 12pm. Places are limited so please book early. The venue is Broome Community House at 27 Frederick Street in Broome, Western Australia. It will cover…

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Helen Handsjuk

Mindfulness stripped back to basics – Broome

July 9 2014

On the 26th of September this year, I am presenting a talk in Broome, Western Australia about mindfulness. The talk is titled “Mindfulness stripped back to basics”. The talk will present the basic concepts and benefits with some practical tools which you can use to implement mindfulness in your daily life. Mindfulness will be explored…

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Helen Handsjuk

When should I take my child to a Geelong psychologist?

July 7 2014

Making the decision to take our kids to a child psychologist here in Geelong can be a confronting thing. How do you know when a trip to a psychologist is warranted? They ask Therapy, counselling and mental health have all become a huge part of our popular culture, particularly through the media and school. Our…

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Helen Handsjuk

Geelong mindfulness skills at work

February 12 2014

Mindfulness practice and training is about your life.  It isn’t just about the time you commit to meditating on a cushion or chair.  It is about learning to be awake for each moment of your life.  When you think of it that way, bringing your Geelong mindfulness training into the moments in your day is…

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