Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services is a not for profit organisation that works with women and families in the community to reduce the impact of mental health problems on families and to help foster growth, for strong women and strong families. Your small change will make a big change!
Being physically active for overall health and wellbeing is important in everyone’s lives. Establishing and maintaining ways to keep your body moving should be a high priority during times of stress, anxiety and depression to support your mental health and immunity.
Before becoming a parent I had quite firm ideas in my mind of what it would be like. Of course I would be able to continue working the way I was beforehand. Travel? No problem. Working from home, no problem, I will just log in when the baby sleeps and get a good couple of hours in.
Women’s Health & Wellbeing Services, together with Communicare are pleased to be running a FREE Toilet Training Workshop at our office in Gosnells on Thursday the 27th of February 2020. From 6.00pm – 7.30pm. This informative workshop aims to provide you with knowledge and tools to help you through this stage with your child.
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron is a unique book in that it encourages anyone who reads it to remember that they we ALL are creative beings, having been created from a divine source. It doesn’t matter what you believe about yourself and your own creativity (or perceived lack of), or what you believe spiritually, this book will awaken a long-forgotten part of you.
Does the idea of talking to your children about sex fill you with dread? Or are you keen to open up a conversation (or a few conversations!) but don’t know how? Are you worried about what children are exposed to online and/or about pornography? Recall how you learnt about sex – was it helpful or not? What would you like to do differently with your children? What would you like them to know that you didn’t? So. Many. Questions!
In the month of October, staff member Melanie ran a campaign for Frocktober (https://www.frocktober.org.au/) and raised over $1400. What is Frocktober? Frocktober is an annual event run by the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF; https://www.ocrf.com.au/) to raise much needed funds (research is severely underfunded) and awareness about ovarian cancer.
Sex – none of us would be here without it – and yet for many people it’s a topic of awkwardness and embarrassment. Every person is a sexual being, and sexuality is an important but often overlooked aspect of living a contented and full life, not matter what age or sexual orientation you are.
Have you heard about The Push Up Challenge? It is a challenge that runs from the 8th to the 28th of July and it is raising awareness for mental health and raising funds for Headspace. This year I decided to participate in the challenge and it wouldn’t be doing much to raise awareness if I didn’t actually tell people about it.