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October 28th, 2020
“Be positive” – probably one of the most used sayings in performance in any setting. Preparing for a race? “Think positive!” Just lost a race? “Cheer up, be positive!” These phrases reinforce that we should aim to feel and think positively. We are told, “don’t be scared”, “relax”, “be brave”, “cheer up”, “get over it”, etc. […]
May 24th, 2020
There’s nothing quite like leaving things to the last minute. The energy that’s created to ‘get it done’ is pretty addictive (those of you who know this feeling will be smiling now). It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. In 2020 it takes place from 18-24 May. The theme is kindness. So, I am going to be […]
April 19th, 2020
As you may recall, last week we released an article outlining our virtual options in the face of COVID-19. The government has just released further Medicare funding to support Telehealth opportunities for clients. So, we thought we would outline your options regarding Telehealth services. Mental Health Care Plans – COVID-19 Items The government has […]
April 10th, 2020
Supporting Champions Podcast by Dr Steve Ingham Steve is one of the UK’s leading figures in sport and one of the world’s leading performance scientists. Listen here. Description from the podcast: In this episode I talk to Dr Andrea Furst, performance psychologist at Mental Notes. Andrea has had […]
March 31st, 2020
Let’s keep our minds healthy while in physical distancing.
March 24th, 2020
At Mental Notes we value the face-to-face work we do with our clients. However, the nature of our work means that our clients are often travelling or competing interstate or overseas. As much as we would love to travel with all our clients to make sure we have face-to-face sessions, it is not practical. We […]
March 19th, 2020
1. Focus on what you can control All of us will eventually deal with the effects of COVID-19 in some form, whether that be the illness itself or the disruption it has caused on society. When we are faced with this kind of event, it is natural to experience fear and anxiety. They are normal […]
May 29th, 2019
Individual Consultations 11-15 July 2019. Mello House, State Building Perth. By appointment only. Dr Jay-Lee provides psychological skills training to youth and adult individuals looking to raise their standard of performance, and thrive under pressure with less stress and anxiety. More about Jay-Lee here. Make a booking with Jay-Lee now so you don’t miss her! […]
February 27th, 2019
As part of the aim to write more regularly it makes sense that reading and sharing the good reads as well as the lessons with you more regularly fits into this category. Running is my therapy by Scott Douglas is one of several books I’ve read recently. I saw it on the shelf in the […]
October 8th, 2018
To kick off our refreshed new look, it was time to put some thoughts into a blog… I started my career with ambitions of filling my days working with elite athletes on an international stage. Now I do. This is not a “well done Andrea” moment – quite the contrary. It means more than ever […]