Pelvic Floor Health
10 Tips for a Healthy Pelvic Floor from Pelvic Floor First. The pelvic floor is the base of the group of muscles referred to as your ‘core’. These muscles are located in your pelvis and stretch like a hammock from the pubic bone (at the front) to the coccyx or tail-bone (at the back) and […]
Laura’s Story – Breast Cancer
Three time cancer survivor, Laura joins us as a guest blogger to tell us about her experience with breast cancer and the importance breast cancer health checks. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined. Hi there, I’m Laura. I am […]
The Part No One Warns You About, But Hits Like a Tonne of Bricks
Mental Illness unfortunately doesn’t have boundaries. It doesn’t matter if you are rich, poor, educated, non educated etc. Anyone can suffer it any time.
The Way It Was Is Not The Way It Has To Be
Having my second child, presented many challenges. Ones that would later define my mental health and put me into a mother and babies unit. Admitting defeat and being placed there was the last thing that I ever wanted but it was the way it happened.
What If You Haven’t Found Your Passion!?
Once we uncover our ‘passion’ there’s no stopping what we can achieve, right? Popular culture tells us that harnessing our ‘passion’ will unlock the secrets to the universe. Destiny will be our guiding light and we’ll be jumping out of bed with a purpose-driven zest for life that will make everything before seem like a dress rehearsal.
The Launch of The Hidden World of You
On Thursday the 26th of November, Women’s Health and Wellbeing Services was very proud and excited to launch the new arm of the organisation.
Thank You Lotterywest and WA Labour Government
Covid has brought with it many things, it is easy to list the negatives that come with a pandemic. For a minute I want to look at some of the positives that (Gosnells Women’s Health Service trading as) WHWS has experienced as a result of the Covid-19 restrictions.
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.
What Anxiety Feels Like To Me
Anxiety didn’t really rear its ugly head for me until after I had my kids and the sleep deprivation really kicked in.
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.
Frocktober for ovarian cancer
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.
International Women’s Day 2019
March 8th saw us celebrate International Women’s Day. In the lead up, we put a call out to our WHWS community, for contributions of any kind, to see what the women in our area have been up to. We were so pleased with the contributions sent in and we really thank each of you who took the time to share with us your talents.