Express Workouts and Circuit Training at Home

Amidst current health concerns, it’s a good idea to skip the public gym equipment right now. However keeping active is vital for both our physical and mental health, as well as keeping our immune system strong.  So, how do you… Continue Reading >

Healthy Happy Smart Kids

The term is coming to an end and chaos and uncertainty abound. With the reality of school closures imminent. The worries of how our kids’ education will be impacted and how they will cope has come to the forefront of… Continue Reading >

How Babies Benefit from Bubble Play

Bubbles and babies; there are very few things in life that are as perfect as the two. What else is there to match or equal their divine, blissful and cherubic magic. Yet, for most of us, we would not think… Continue Reading >

Top Tips for Coping with VCE (Study and Exams)

A time of high stress for most of our Teens (and their families) whilst we all learn to balance and manage the physical, emotional and intellectual changes that can occur at this time (think puberty). The good news is that… Continue Reading >

How to help your teen overcome school stress

By Youthrive Psychologist Kasey Lloyd   Stress is an individual’s response to pressure. A little stress is a good thing – it helps us realise the importance of something and assists us to perform at our best. However, too much stress… Continue Reading >

Why Co-Living Is A Rising Trend Among Single Parents

Co-living is on the rise, and the demographics of those who choose to share their homes is expanding — roommates aren’t just for college kids and young professionals.  Where once a struggling single parent only alternative to living alone was to… Continue Reading >

Laura Geitz, Aussie athlete and mum talks about sleep and fitness regime postpartum

Like any new parent, former Australian netball captain Laura Geitz struggled to find the time to remain active around her son Barney’s schedule. Returning to work and fitness is possible following childbirth but is still a challenge, even for an elite… Continue Reading >

I think my child has a mental health condition – what should I do?

By Haylea Hodges, Youthrive Psychologist   Do not panic! Mental health conditions are quite common and are present in around one in seven children aged 4-17 years. Some of the most common mental health conditions that children present with include… Continue Reading >

Managing Empathy Overload: Strategies for Empaths and Highly Sensitive People

What is Empathy? “Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain,” says Dr. Judith Orloff. “But for empaths, it goes much further. We actually feel others’ emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own… Continue Reading >

TWINS AND MULTIPLES – 5 tips to help you cope

Did you just find out you will be having twins, or triplets or more???  If so, congratulations!!!  Your life is about to change, and to be honest, it won’t all be easy.  But it isn’t also going to be as… Continue Reading >