Back to School Stress

January tends to be the time that the calls about back to school nerves ramp up, but of course this can happen anytime a child has to change schools. Going to a new school for the first time can be a big stress for some children (and many parents too) and sometimes no amount of preparation…

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Quieten the Mind and Ground Your Life

2023 was THE year to focus on grounding, and while I often suggest to people that they incorporate meditation in some form into their lives, it was the year I seemed to suggest to most of my clients that this is super important. Meditation comes in many forms from the traditional forms such as Buddhist…

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How to Manage Burnout

Burnout, rather than just acute stress which we’re all pretty used to experiencing these days, seems to have become quite pronounced and affecting higher numbers of people than we’ve traditionally expected to see. 2022 was a fairly overwhelming year in different ways to the previous couple. Many people arrived in the clinic with a range…

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Managing Christmas

Christmas is different for every family, often depending on where you come from and what your traditions are. One thing that is common for most of us in Australia is that we get together with family and friends, we eat, we go to the beach, we have fun. But with that fun can sometimes come…

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Exam & Study Stress

Exam stress is one of those things that can make or break an outcome and no amount of practice can make it any better if you have a tendency to anxiety or lack of self-confidence! Even quite young children are experiencing high anxiety with Naplans becoming a benchmark for success in the classroom. There are…

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