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

Take a deep breath for one of the best ways to manage stress

Take a long deep breath. You made it! It’s Easter school holidays and that means it’s time to take a breath both figuratively and literally. You probably already know that breathing exercises are good for you but are you making time for one of the simplest and easiest ways to manage stress? Stressful situations like [...]

By |2018-03-30T16:55:45+00:00March 30th, 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

Is your adolescent stressed?

It has been widely reported in the media that adolescent stress is on the increase.  This is backed by statistics reflected by Beyond Blue who quotes figures like: one in six young Australians aged between 16 – 24 years, has experienced an anxiety disorder in the last 12 months.  This is approximately 440 000 young [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:18:02+00:00August 25th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Is your adolescent stressed?

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

The HSC Cycle

It is that time of the year again when one group of HSC students feel relieved that it is all over and behind them, whilst the new HSC group begins the roller coaster of stress and anxiety associated with this final year of school.  Isn’t it a shame that this pinnacle year of school can [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:19:46+00:00November 13th, 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