Let’s try to sort this out!

2017-06-30T07:36:49+00:00 Junho 30th, 2017|OP New Zealand, Psicoterapia, Sara Taveira|

The field of mental health can be a confusing one. Unlike the medical field where you have general practitioners and then specialties with names that clearly point towards whatever it is that is upsetting you, the mental health field has different kinds of professionals who look at the same problems in a slightly or [...]

Eating disorders

2017-06-18T11:29:42+00:00 Maio 8th, 2017|Comportamento alimentar, Comportamento Alimentar, OP New Zealand, Sara Taveira|

Eating disorders are quite prevalent: in any given year you can find around 4-4.5% of people suffering from one of the most common ones. So let's have a look at their major symptoms and some of the causes that keep them in place and should be addressed in an effective treatment.  

Choose happiness!

2017-06-04T14:14:54+00:00 Maio 4th, 2017|OP New Zealand, Sara Taveira|

We all want to find happiness, to smile and feel good about ourselves and our lives. This pursuit of happiness is intrinsic to human nature, with several studies revealing that people rated being happy as being more important than having meaning in life, being financially “comfortable”, etc. One would love if we could just have [...]

Winter is coming

2017-06-04T09:00:05+00:00 Abril 30th, 2017|OP New Zealand, Sara Taveira|

We are all familiar with this title tagline from a famous TV Series. However, the expression is also highly used these days because of the difficulties of “surviving” through the winter, the so called, winter blues. On a daily basis, we can already notice the slight changes in mood in everyone’s faces, the sense that [...]

“Uncomplicating” stress

2017-05-30T07:43:01+00:00 Abril 30th, 2017|OP New Zealand, Sara Taveira|

First things first: To master how to ease stress we have to understand it.   Stress can be explained as any adaptation required to a person. It is a physical and mental imbalance caused by internal or external factors, such as violence, change of habits, technology and perfectionism for instance. If this imbalance is restored [...]

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