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Parental Guilt – Why We Feel It and How To Overcome It

By Chrissie Davies Parental guilt. There is no doubt that mounting pressure on modern-day parents has led to an increased feeling of guilt. And it is not showing signs of slowing down any time soon. But when you understand what children need to thrive, you start to realise that the guilt …

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How to Improve Your Wellbeing and Resilience

By Dr Justine Gatt, UNSW School of Psychology Resilience is usually developed over a lifetime – but since 2020, we’ve taken a crash-course in it! We have had to deal with a new sense of normal (what even is normal anymore?!). We’ve had to learn how to work from home, how …

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5 Warning Signs of Perinatal Anxiety and Depression

By Ruby Matley Perinatal Anxiety and Depression is important, because your mental health matters. And it is a crucial element of prenatal care. For many women, pregnancy can be an emotional time. We can go through ups and downs as we enter new phases over the nine months. Worrying about the …

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How To Find ‘Me-Time’ When There Is No Time

By Natalie Bascur  Mama, it’s time to make some me-time. Because you are a multi-tasking and multi-talented wonder woman. You are a mum! There is juggling small children, working, maintaining friendships and spending time with your partner. It can seem impossible to find time for yourself. And let me tell …

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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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5 Ways to be an Active, Happy and Healthy Mama

By Jen Dugard Life is suddenly very different when you become a mama, and every journey is different. There is no right or wrong way of doing things and it’s important to allow yourself to find your own way. Here are 5 tips to staying healthy and happy as a …

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How to Practise Self-Care During Pregnancy

By Ruby Matley Pregnancy is the perfect time to give yourself a little lovin’ and care and take time for you, mama. Because let’s be honest, pregnancy can wear you down… especially if you’re riding the waves of nausea and fatigue! So now is a perfect time to be kind …