Month: January 2016

Interview with LipMag – why I wanted to a be a psychologist

Honor Jane Newman is the author of a short and handy self-help book for women titled Killing the Perfectionist Within: A Self-Help Guide for Women Suffering from Perfectionism, Anxiety, and Chronic Fatigue SyndromeThe book includes tips and tricks to tackle the difficult emotions and situations that can arise when you seek perfectionism on a daily basis. A particularly poignant read for women, both young and old, Killing the Perfectionist Within is the perfect beginning to a journey towards healing.

I had a chat with Honor and found out about her inspiration behind writing this book and about her career in psychology so far.

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Bridget Conway writes a book review…..

Honor Jane Newman is a psychologist currently living in Melbourne who has penned a short and easy-to-understand self-help book for women living with perfectionism, anxiety and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Killing the Perfectionist Within is a simple little book that gives the reader an insight into the various symptoms of perfectionism, anxiety, and CFS and then delves into exercises that can be undertaken to start on the path towards healing.

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How to spot a perfectionist….

While many of us fantasise about having a supermodel’s figure, glittering career, fantastic social life and a David Gandy lookalike for a partner, pursuing these goals can be an obsession for some, affecting family and romantic relationships and causing a spiral into depression and anxiety.
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Are you following your own path, or doing what you ‘should’ do?

I have written about this before but I feel it is such an important topic I want to write about it again. The gap between …

‘Life is (often) what happens when you are making other plans’ What life is vs what we expect

Has your life turned out exactly as you expected or close to? If yes, are you happy with that? Or has life thrown you curve …

Its okay to not always know where you are going…

Recently my brother gave me a birthday voucher to go and lie in one of those flotation tanks for an hour then have a shiatsu …