Languishing – The 2021 Dominant Emotion.

By Dr Natalie Flatt Ph.D As the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath grumbles on, the pre-covid “normal” lives are feeling like a distant memory. With the constant change of rules and restrictions from, our future is out of balance and many people remain stuck; living in limbo while we hold our breathe that the vaccine … Read more

Bringing more calm, contentment and clarity in our every day.

  Dr Natalie Flatt Ph.D. Founder of Connect Psych Services. BSc.,Post.Grad.Dip.Psych.,M.Psych We’ve all had those days; no one is immune to it. Life events occur when we least expect them; some can be positive; some can be negative. It’s how we process TODAY that impacts on how to process TOMORROW. Bringing a little peace and … Read more

Simple Steps to Build our Everyday Wellbeing

The word wellbeing seems to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue recently, but what’s it all about? Simply put, wellbeing is the feeling of being comfortable, healthy, and happy in your own skin. Each individual attaches importance to different aspects of life which create that ‘motivational drive’ to maintain what they believe is most … Read more

Elements of the Outdoors to Create Balance

By Dr. Natalie Flatt As we come into the colder seasons, I’m always reminded about the benefit of those brisk walks are for my mental clarity, productivity, ‘lightbulb’ moments, and overall wellbeing. We more often than not seek shelter and warm spaces which are comfortable and safe. Normally this can be linked to higher intake … Read more

Happy Leaders, Successful Teams

By Dr Natalie Flatt, Director During the week, I presented to a set of amazing and mindfully connected managers (which is always so encouraging) on a set of topics which can enhance workplace productivity. At the end of the workshop, I asked them which half of the workshop was the most they got out of … Read more

Tips to Better Employee Self Care in the Workplace

Untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces approximately $10.9 billion per year. PWC Report, (2014). What is self care in the workplace? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), self–care is “what people do for themselves to establish and maintain health, and to prevent and deal with illness.” … Do this by educating employees on how to practice self–care both … Read more

Meditation in the Workplace

by Joe Busuttil “Mediation” is a means of resolving disputes between two or more parties who possess a genuine desire to achieve a mutually satisfying outcome. In the workplace  the “mediator” acts by assisting the disputing parties to focus on a mutual problem, discuss possible solutions and agree upon a solution. When is Mediation Used? … Read more