Tag Archives: wellbeing

Plugged in and Disconnected – The emerging social media addiction

Recent studies show that Social media addiction is now being recognised as a real problem. Social media use that has been seen to be more addictive than alcohol or cigarettes. The likelihood to this rise may be attributed to the availability of access and the social acceptability of its use. The symptoms of addiction include […]

Perpetual Dissatisfaction: Why Striving for more is leaving us with less

Most of us take for granted the sheer amount of stress and expectations from society today. Research shows that 1 in 4 Australians will, at one point, suffer from a mental health problem in their lifetime; with Depression and Anxiety as the leading diagnoses. This epidemic is proof in a shift in the way we […]

5 Steps to cope with school holiday pressure!!!

School holidays are fast approaching, and with that excitement also comes the common stress that most mothers feel. “What are we going to do every day for 2 weeks??!?!?” So how can you prepare yourself psychologically for the juggling act of school holidays?

Positive ways of Coping with Trauma

Life is incredibly unpredictable. It can be filled with wonderful moments of joy, love, and excitement, and then a single event can create heartache, pain, and sorrow. It is important to remember that these difficult times are all natural parts of our journey, and unfortunately, we cannot prevent unpleasant things from happening. What we can […]