Emotional Health

An ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE

An ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE

At Gold Coast Health and Performance we operate under trauma-informed care (TIC) principles. Trauma-informed care approaches patients’ healthcare needs in a manner that takes into account any trauma that they may have experienced. A key goal of trauma-informed care is to prevent any re-traumatisation that could prevent patients from continuing to seek care.

Self-Empowerment Tips for Living with a Chronic Illness

Self-Empowerment Tips for Living with a Chronic Illness

For those of us who are battling chronic illness, it can be easy to fall deep into the feelings of helplessness and frustration. While it may feel like you don’t have control of your condition/illness, you do have the power to take charge of your health journey in many ways. The following tips will show you how to take control of your wellbeing and maximise your recovery.

Physical Activity for the treatment of PTSD & Emotional Trauma

Physical Activity for the treatment of PTSD & Emotional Trauma

Movement is key to the treatment of PTSD & emotional trauma, and as we all have or carry the effects of trauma with use (whether conscious or not), movement is a key part of your recovery. So talk with someone who knows what they’re on about regarding the effect of trauma and physical and mental health if you feel like it is affecting your quality of life.

Mind/Body Connection: How Emotions Can Impact Health

Mind/Body Connection: How Emotions Can Impact Health

Working on our emotional health is just as important as taking care of our physical well-being, which is why it is important to understand the difference between Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Dysregulation. 

How learning to breathe can improve your day

How learning to breathe can improve your day

Modern life is filled with uncertainties and stress, so it is important to have a few different techniques in your toolkit to effectively overcome the anxiety that is brought to the surface. Let’s start with an easy one: CONSCIOUS BREATHING

Understanding Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety

My journey to understanding my own Anxiety has been life changing. To become more aware of how your brain is working and what you can do to regulate such emotions is empowering. So read on to start your journey.

5 ways to optimise your sleep

5 ways to optimise your sleep

If you want to optimise your physical and mental health, getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things you can do.