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Q&A with Peter Kyriakoulis: The truth about hypnosis

19 July 2019

 

When it comes to hypnosis, there are mountains of misinformation – and clouds of confusion. So what’s the truth behind this psychological treatment?

Often associated with the work of magicians or comedians, hypnosis is widely misunderstood. Its legitimacy is scowled at by sceptics ...

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A moment of gloom? Or caught the Winter Blues?

19 June 2019

Winter is well and truly here. For some of us, that means hot chocolates, cozy nights by the fireplace and weekends under the doona binge watching Netflix. But for many of us, it means long, dreary days – and feelings of lethargy ...

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Step from classroom to career – with these 5 tips

14 May 2019

Nearing the end of high school? Then you’ve probably been asked this question a hundred times: What are you going to do from here?

With little exposure to the world of work, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the countless career choices. That’s ...

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How to change your career – with clarity and confidence

29 April 2019

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Have you been toying with the idea of a new profession? Wherever you are in your career, deciding to pursue a different path can be daunting and confusing. That’s why ...

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7 practical tips to start loving your body today

18 March 2019

How do you feel when you think about your body? For many of us, loving our bodies is easier said than done.   

But did you know that body image issues start early? In fact, children as young as five express concerns about ...

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Trouble in paradise? Here’s how to cope with relationship conflict.

19 February 2019

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Although every relationship comes with different types of challenges, one thing remains the same: they all require effort. But when couples work together to ...

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Resilience: the secret to a stronger, more positive you

25 January 2019

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Losing a job. The passing of a loved one. Or the end of a relationship. Life is filled with many highs… and also many lows. But as the famous saying goes; it’s not ...

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One piece of advice that changed Peter’s life

5 December 2018

Like one in four Australians, Positive Psychology Centre founder Peter Kyriakoulis has suffered anxiety for most of his life.  

Even from the tender age of 8, he remembers feeling anxious. About what, Peter’s not so sure. But what he does recall is the ...

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Is it possible to feel happy – every single day?

5 December 2018

From self-help books to inspirational quotes, society has become obsessed with happiness.

And it’s no surprise why. As research reveals, being happy matters big time. Happy people are reported as more confident, creative and sociable. They’re also more likely to have better relationships, more ...

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From PhD to finalist – Peter’s work recognised at Amplify Ignite 2018

9 November 2018

We’re excited to share that Positive Psychology Centre founder Peter Kyriakoulis has been commended for his doctoral research.

As a finalist in Amplify Ignite 2018, Peter flew to Sydney on Wednesday 14 November to deliver his pitch – in front of a live ...

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