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Feeling the festive season stress?

Feeling the festive season stress?

December is upon us, and if you’re feeling like you’ve hopped on a runaway train with failing brakes, you’re not alone. The ‘silly’ season is in full swing, and the lead-up to Christmas is known to be one of the most stressful times of the year. Presents to buy,...
Coping in the time of COVID-19

Coping in the time of COVID-19

It goes without saying, we’re living in unprecedented times at the moment – as the reality of life during COVID-19 becomes apparent, we’re all facing huge pressures and struggling with overwhelm.  Daily freedoms we took for granted – popping to a cafe...
Did someone say study?

Did someone say study?

Did someone say study? Being motivated is essential to be a successful student; however, it is not always something that comes easily. Studying and completing assessments can be stressful and bring on strong and difficult feelings that make it harder to do. It is much...
Sleep…if only I could!

Sleep…if only I could!

Sleep is such a vital part of staying mentally and physically healthy, but how do you get it? Sleep (or not enough of it) is implicated in depression and weight gain. Experts advocate between 7 – 9 hours of sleep is optimum. Me – I need 8.5 hours of sleep...
Is ‘No’ a Dirty Word?

Is ‘No’ a Dirty Word?

When was the last time you said “No” to someone, whether it’s your friend, your boss, or a family member?…. Can you remember?…. Well if you’re like lots of other people it’s probably been never or maybe once or twice – and even then...