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5 Ways to Sleep Your Way to Better Mental Health

By Stephanie Centofanti, Psychology Academic at UniSA Online A lot of us are becoming so tired and so stressed from the pandemic [and life in general] that we’re struggling to sleep well. It’s a vicious cycle of worse stress, worse sleep, and deteriorating mental wellbeing. So WTF can we do to …

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How To Reconnect With Yourself as a Woman

By Lucy E Cousins Lindy Rama-Ellis loves being 40 and she wants you to know how to reconnect with yourself and your lady bits. Yep, this gorge mama is allll about empowering women and we’re totally here for it. Sure, Lindy freely admits she wakes up feeling older in her …

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How To Survive Lockdown With Kids

By Dr Tom Brunzell, co-author of Creating Trauma-Informed, Strengths-Based Classrooms Lockdowns around the country are really taking their toll – especially on families who are doing their best to survive lockdown with kids. So now is the time for parents to put strategies in place to help strengthen their resilience …

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Working From Home Tips To Have You Feeling Inspired

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Anyone else guilty of working from their bed, or reclining on the couch with their laptop resting on their legs? Glad it’s not just me then. While I am comfy AF, it’s not exactly the ideal working space, plus it makes it way too …

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Pregnancy and Postpartum Exercise During Lockdown

By Katherine Baquie, physiotherapist Ongoing lockdowns are making it more and more difficult for pregnant and new mothers to access the healthcare they need. Hospital birth education classes have been cancelled. Anxious pregnant women are facing added challenges in needing to negotiate prenatal appointments by themselves. And there are mental health challenges …

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How To Keep Mentally Healthy During This Pandemic

By Jaimie Bloch, Australian Clinical Psychologist This second year of the pandemic has hit harder. And it is been felt a lot more intensely. So it’s never been more important to know how to keep mentally healthy during this pandemic. We are ALL experiencing pandemic fatigue. And when the body and …

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How The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Affecting New Mums

By Nicole Fuge, MD® Managing Editor Mothers birthing their babies right now – in the midst of this global pandemic – I see you. I had my baby boy in March. And it was an uncertain and anxious time. So it’s not surprising that new research confirms that the COVID-19 pandemic …

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5 Practical Calming Techniques For Kids Who Worry

By Tammi Kirkness If you’re needing to help your littles find calm and release their worries more these days, you are not alone – here are some practical calming techniques to try at home. Remember, we are living through a strange time in history right now, and many of us are worried, so …