Goals achievement

How to use Goals to get the life you want

By Dev / September 24, 2019

We’re surely all guilty of setting ourselves goals and having the best intentions of sticking to them, but letting them go by the wayside. Counting up all the world’s made and unkept New Year’s resolutions might be enough to make one lose all hope in humanity. But fear not. It is possible to create goals that you

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Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness for better mental health

By Dev / September 19, 2019

High Country Haven founder and psychologist Rachel Meadows shares her knowledge on mindfulness and how it can improve your mental wellbeing. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is not a new idea, although you may be forgiven for thinking so with the increasing number of mindfulness apps and literature on the topic. It has been around for

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5 Tips to a Better Sleep

By Dev / September 13, 2019

We talked about sleep as one of the Five Domains to help you lead a happier life in our previous blog here. But as it is such an important and often under-rated part of our physical and mental wellbeing, we thought it worth going into some more detail. The importance of sleep A good night’s

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Art therapy Pastels

Sensorimotor Art Therapy

By Dev / September 10, 2019

Most people are pretty familiar with psychology and the traditional approach to therapy to talk through issues to find greater understanding and find resolutions. But other therapies such as sensorimotor therapies (that use your range of senses) are less understood. One of these is art therapy. The technique can be used by therapists to assist

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Nutrition balanced diet

6 tips on eating better with dietitian Chris Wasley

By Dev / September 5, 2019

Eating healthily can be one of the most difficult parts of staying healthy. And with so much information out there, from fad diets to insta-nutritionists, it is difficult to know where to start. Our resident dietitian Chris Wasley has over 20 years’ experience working with an evidence-based approach, using tried and tested methods to help

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About High Country Haven

About High Country Haven

By Dev / August 2, 2019

The wellness industry is booming, with an estimated value of $6 trillion (AUD) worldwide. In the developed world, we are focusing on personal wellbeing more than ever before. From wellness coaches, nutritionists, yoga and new age therapies and everything in between, we have a lot of different avenues to choose from. But it’s difficult to

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