Category: Behaviour / Anxiety

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It’s time to talk about the role of sleep and post natal depression

www.kidspot.com.au/parenting/parenthood/mums/its-time-to-talk-about-the-role-of-sleep-and-post-natal-depression/news-story/fc710c03cf35cc5ec3c758385eefab10 Mum-of-two Raya Du Plooy opens about about her struggle with postnatal depression We all know lack of sleep goes hand in hand with parenthood. Tell someone you’re expecting and after the congratulations and celebrations, comes that common refrain, ‘Enjoy a good night’s sleep while you can!’ But despite all the warnings and knowing looks,...

How to get good quality rest while traveling
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How to get good quality rest while traveling

Flying can be extremely stressful. Help reduce anxiety, back and neck pain by taking on board my in-flight tips. For some people anxiety starts as we wait for our ride to the airport, so start preparing early with simple breathing techniques which you can continue to do once you get on the plane: Inhale to allow your lungs...

Does your friend have Post Natal Depression?
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Does your friend have Post Natal Depression?

11 signs your friend might have PND and what you can you do to help her.  Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks or so, it’s important...

How many of these sleep mistakes will you make this week?
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How many of these sleep mistakes will you make this week?

Sleep Coach Cheryl Fingleson wants everyone to get a good night’s rest – so make sure you don’t commit any of these sleep sins 1. Watching TV late at night Most of us watch far too much television in the evening, and streaming apps like Netflix encourage us to keep on watching and skip our...

When Anxiety Creeps In
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When Anxiety Creeps In

Anxiety! We’ve all felt it before, sometimes it creeps up on you throughout a particularly stressful day, taking you altogether by surprise and in some cases, it’s a debilitating state of mind that can leave you physically and emotionally drained, highly strung, nervous or even completely paralysed. A recent US study has shown that anxiety...