The Effectiveness of Video and Phone Therapy

The Effectiveness of Video and Phone Therapy   Web based therapies, such as video calls, phone calls, and chats have become more and more common. Thanks to the Internet, you can access many types of therapy from the comfort of your own home. However if you’re used to face-to-face therapy, you might not be sure…

Fostering Concentration In Your Children

Fostering Concentration In Your Children   “Can’t you just sit down and do your work?!” Sound familiar? It may be difficult to understand why children struggle with concentration. Think of concentration as an exercise that requires regular training. Some of us need a little more support in this area than others, specifically children. Concentration is…

5 Tips to Help Your Child to Make Friends

5 Tips to Help Your Child to Make Friends   Making friends can be a daunting task for anyone, let alone children! For children who haven’t been equipped with strategies to effectively develop and maintain strong relationships, social problems are can be likely. The social health of children has an incredible impact on their mental…

Dealing With Stress Over Christmas

Tips to Revive the Christmas Spirit

Tips to Revive the Christmas Spirit   Argh, Is It Really Christmas Again? Don’t you wish for the days of being a kid at Christmas, refusing to go to bed because of the excitement of meeting Santa and his reindeers? Waking up at 5am on Christmas morning and racing to the Santa sacks or presents…

Planning tips for Christmas

Planning tips for Christmas   Christmas is a special time of the year for most of us. It’s especially a time for family gatherings and while it may be wonderful to get together and mark the passing of another year there can be many stresses about. Christmas is also a time for remembering and while…

Dealing With Stress Over Christmas

Queensland Mental Health Week

Queensland Mental Health Week – Take Time for Mental Health   We all need reminders about how to keep mentally healthy – am I right? Well lucky for us, Queensland Mental Health Week (QMHW) is an annual event that is organised to shed light on the different ways we can take care of our mental…

5 Reasons to Smile More

4 Reasons to Smile   The man who created the iconic yellow first smiley face in 1963 started World Smile Day, held on the first Friday of October each year. He stated he became concerned about the over-commercialization of the symbol, and how its original meaning and intent had become lost in the constant repetition…