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“Infuriated by the Infection” – Anger & COVID-19

We have all ridden the rollercoaster of different emotions related to the Global Pandemic of Coronavirus COVID-19 and the impact it has had on our lives. It has affected each and every one of us in different ways and what initially for many, instilled in us a real sense of fear, seems to have shifted to residual feelings of anger. 

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Children

Board Game Review Part 1

At the end of every year my family sit together and we write a list of 100 things we are going to do in the next year. We go around the table and everyone adds something to the list that they would like us to do. Lets just say it’s an eclectic list!

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What's On Perth

Join the Wellness Warriors Tribe

Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services with sponsorship from the City of Gosnells launched a new recreation program in February 2020 called Wellness Warriors. The program aims to support women in their quest to achieve stronger physical and mental health.

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Children

Opinions are like… well you know the rest

Don’t get me wrong, I know that people have opinions on all topics, not just children and not just young children, but in this instance, I’m going to stick with the area of parenting toddlers in shopping centres and what that means in the big, kind of ugly world of unsolicited opinions.

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Advice

The Magic of Mindfulness

Living a life mindfully is like looking through a camera lens to appreciate the vibrant colours of the landscape or savouring the array of flavours while eating a delicious meal. It can feel like being immersed in an experience without distraction. 

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Advice

The Inbetween of Happy and Sad

The time spent at home isolating during COVID19 has meant my overthinking brain has had plenty of time to do just that, overthink. Overthink about my kids, about relationships and friendships, about money, you name it, I’ve over thought about it.

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Mental Health

Hugs Anyone?

For the tactile amongst us, and even those who usually prefer personal space, it can be a stretch to go such a long time without a cuddle!

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Children

Board Game Challenge! – 30/4/2020

Wow, I thought keeping kids entertained during regular school holidays was hard! The restrictions we are experiencing these school holidays as a result of Covid-19 are adding a whole new dimension to fighting school holiday boredom…

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Advice

Creating Healthy Sleep Habits

Getting a good quality night’s sleep is one of the essential foundations to overall health. Its purpose is to rest and regenerate your body and mind so that you wake feeling refreshed, full of vitality and ready to be productive in your day.

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Covid-19 Information

In the event of a lockdown or mandatory mask regulations due to the changing Covid 19 situation, WHWS will conduct all session via telephone or telehealth sessions.

We understand that face to face sessions are ideal, but for your safety and the safety of our therapists, we appreciate you staying home during this time. Communication can actually be better over telehealth phone call or video, as it means no prolonged mask wearing during your session.

When restrictions ease, we can resume in person sessions. Thank you so much for your understanding and flexibility during restrictions. If we can answer any questions or support you further during this difficult time, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at info@whws.org.au or by calling 9490 2258.