anxiety

6 ways to perform at your best for HSC success

Taking a holistic approach is the best strategy for managing stress and anxiety around HSC exam time. Your mindset, what you eat, how active you are, and who you surround yourself with are all important factors in ensuring negative stress doesn't get the better of you. Mindset Your mindset can be the difference between success [...]

By |2018-10-25T10:15:23+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Your phone might be why you’re not getting a good nights sleep

Have you woken from a bad nights sleep grumpy and irritable? It can ruin your entire day not to mention the effect on your co-workers, friends and family. You can find yourself being triggered by the most trivial of things. That’s because waking up irritated starts our day in a stress response. Sleep disturbances can have [...]

By |2018-02-26T16:00:21+00:00February 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Back To School : Are Your Kids Psychologically Equipped?

Parents spend hundreds of dollars on new school uniforms, school shoes, stationary and other essentials for their children at the beginning of the school year.   All this emphasis on the physical needs of your children, yet what about their psychological and emotional needs?  What can be done to provide our children with the emotional stamina, [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:47:11+00:00January 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Back To School : Are Your Kids Psychologically Equipped?

Is HSC Stress And Anxiety Around The Corner? Your Mindset Helps

HSC is around the corner and it is important to take a moment and consider your mindset in the lead up to these final weeks.  Your mindset can be the difference between success and failure.  Henry Ford once said “whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right”, and it’s a sentiment [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:26:17+00:00September 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Exam anxiety – Secrets You Wish You Knew One Year Ago

Many students in both primary and secondary school have recently sat the annual NAPLAN tests.  And whilst in theory, this testing process is of benefit academically, one wonders how the anxiety and stress associated with these tests, is impacting on students.  It seems that many parents are noticing that their children are showing overt signs [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:18:48+00:00May 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Fear Of Flying

Recently I have had numerous enquiries by people who are afraid of flying, and are seeking help.  In light of recent events, it is understandable that a person’s fears about a plane crash or a plane disappearing are realistic.  It is estimated that around one in ten people suffers from a fear of flying, yet [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:36:00+00:00August 18th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Teen Anxiety and Stress

Like adults, teens can get stressed out without knowing it’s happening. Teenagers too, experience stress every day; however they are not learning the skills to manage this stress so as to become well rounded and well adjusted adults.  One minute all is well, and then the next minute, the wheels of the bus fall off [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:31:46+00:00April 3rd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Back to school blues

Going back to school after a long, lazy summer can be traumatic for many children.  Anticipating a new school, a new teacher, or a different set of classmates can trigger anxiety, fear and even depression in children.  And some of this anxiety can be seen in physical symptoms such as stomach aches, headaches, problems with [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:29:27+00:00January 22nd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments