Help, my child is afraid of the doctor!

12 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

If your child has a meltdown when it’s time to see the doctor, there are ways to soothe their anxiety and make it a smoother visit.

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Anxiety: Why does it take us so long to seek help?

4 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

On average, it takes just over eight years for people with an anxiety disorder to get the treatment they need. So why the delay?

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7 ways to get your child ready for school camp

11 May, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Going to camp is an exciting milestone in school life, but can be met with some anxiety. With a little prep, you can help ensure your child is up for…

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The proven reasons you should be kind to others

27 March, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

From getting a ‘helper’s high’ to increasing energy levels and lowering blood pressure, being kind is good for our body and our mind.

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Why are kids getting so anxious?

30 January, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Screen time and family breakdowns are among the contributing factors but is anxiety in children really soaring, or are we just getting better at diagnosing it?

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The 5 types of stress – and what to do about them

10 October, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Stress is a catch-all phrase but there are different kinds, and different ways to deal with each of them.

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“I wanted to end it all”: TV producer and star says supporting Liptember more important than ever

25 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Fearless TV and social media star Emmylou MacCarthy knows only too well the all-encompassing despair of depression and mental illness.

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How to help someone who is not OK

10 September, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Being prepared to check in with a friend or relative who may be going through a tough time can make all the difference.

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Can you eat your way to happiness?

4 September, 2018 . by Sarah Fennell

Put a little more thought into how and what you eat – it could do your mental health a world of good.

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The spice that’s key to a happy life

6 June, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

It’s the vividly coloured spice often used to pep up Indian cuisine – and it’s now believed saffron can also brighten up your mood.

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