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Monday, 31 August 2015

kalmmind - AVOCA Ventures (iOS)

Reviewed by Michelle – EDV volunteer

Kalm Mind is neuro-tested for people experiencing insomnia, anxiety or fear. The aim of this app is to create a calm experience wherever you are and no matter how you feel. Enjoy relaxing or meditating right away using a high quality visual and auditory experience. Relaxation tools are suitable for day and night. Select blissful sounds of waves or rain, steadying your breathing and relaxing your muscles.

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Monday, 31 August 2015

Stop, Breathe & Think (iOS and Android)

Reviewed by Elani and Julia – EDV volunteers

The Stop, Breath & Think app is a free mindfulness, meditation and compassion building tool for middle-school students, high-school students, and adults. The app is simple, fun, and easy to use. Check-in to how you are thinking and feeling, and select emotions that guide you to recommended choices from 15 age-appropriate mindfulness and compassion-building audio meditations in a prioritized list.

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Thursday, 20 February 2014

Goodbye Ed, Hello Me - Jenni Schaefer

Reviewed by Jocelyn Clarke – EDV Volunteer

“Goodbye Ed, Hello Me” is Jenni Schaefer’s second book and follows on from her first, “Life Without Ed”. The text presents an empowering and uplifting description of Jenni’s strengths and weaknesses as she tells her fascinating story of recovering from an eating disorder and falling in love with herself and life.

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Monday, 31 August 2015

Smiling Mind (iOS and Android)

Reviewed by Claire– EDV volunteer

Smiling Mind is meditation made easy. A simple tool that helps put a smile on your mind anytime, anywhere and every day. Smiling Mind is a unique web and app-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, mindfulness meditation and web based wellness programs.

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Eating in the Light of the Moon - Anita Johnston

Reviewed by Loren Byford

‘Eating in the light of the Moon’ is a refreshing perspective provided by the author, clinical psychologist Anita Johnston, regarding the basis of eating disorders that transcends clinical descriptions and treatment of symptoms.

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Tuesday, 06 August 2013

Midlife Eating Disorders -  Dr Cynthia Bulik

Reviewed by Annabelle Ryburn

Bulik’s recent book on midlife eating disorders addresses the experience of first episode eating disorders in midlife for both men and women, as well as the re-emergence of what might not have ever been named earlier in life as an eating disorder, or disordered eating.

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