How much sleep does my child need?

By Youthrive Occupational Therapist Portia Gunn   Sleep plays a very important role in our development, physical health and mental wellbeing. It is so important, that on average, we sleep for one-third of our lives! But, it is in our… Continue Reading >

The Early Bird Gets the Zen: 6 Reasons to Teach Mindfulness and Yoga to Young Children

By Jacqueline Yeats In a world where busyness is often a badge of honour, teaching our children the art of mindfulness and the practice of yoga might just be the counterbalance needed for a healthier, more grounded generation.  Mindfulness and… Continue Reading >

Taking Care of Your Child’s Posture and Physical Health While Homeschooling

By Dr. Matthew Alch (Chiropractor)   The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes to ‘ordinary life’ for all demographics, including children. In particular, with the latest set of lockdown restrictions in Australia, many schools have stopped on-site learning… Continue Reading >

Maintaining Pregnancy Support During COVID

Dr Tanya Unni AMTAN Medical Centre, Pimpama, Gold Coast   Being a new mum is challenging at any time. Your body is changing, and your world is changing even more. I remember being a first-time mum and it wasn’t easy,… Continue Reading >

5 great reasons children should be doing yoga!

Did you know? It is estimated that 1 in 7 primary school-age children has a mental health difficulty, like anxiety, depression and behaviour problems, but only 1 in 4 gets the help they need. Certain risk factors present before 6 months… Continue Reading >

“OM” (Meditation for Stress Management)

Meditation allows you to live in the moment, to calm yourself, to regulate your breathing, to help visualise your successes and to help you focus your attention on the “good” in your life.   You can meditate anywhere at any time… Continue Reading >