Feeling burnt out?

by Diana Arundell – University qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist The impact of feeling ‘burnt out’ can impact enthusiasm for life and affect the quality of experiences… Feeling ‘burnt out’ is commonly experienced by many parents and especially with additional stressors of a pandemic added into the mix. Whether you’re the ‘stay at home’ parent or …

Listening to feelings

by Alita Blanchard ‘We are an anxious world and the primary reason is because we DON’T KNOW HOW TO FEEL OUR FEELINGS.’ Dr Shefail Tsabary, Psychologist and author of ‘The Conscious Parent’. It’s no secret that parenting a child in the midst of a tantrum is hard work. Children are emotional, and so too are …

2021 is the year of theatre for kids!

From a year of screens, distance learning, and cancelled extra-curricular activities, kids have sadly been missing out on the magic of live performance. The good news is that live theatre is back, and The Art House Wyong has brought together the best in kids theatre for 2021!  Live performance can be a magical and memorable …

Triple Negative Breast Cancer – a different shade of pink

With Breast Surgeon Dr Mary Ling What is triple negative breast cancer? Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a type of breast cancer that does not have any of the 3 receptors commonly found on breast cancer cells – the oestrogen, progesterone and HER2 receptors. Receptors are molecules on the surface of cancer cells, which interact …

Learn new skills and make a difference in 2021

Australians with low internet skills can often feel isolated from their community and family at a time in their lives when feeling connected is increasingly important.  The Be Connected Network is managed by Good Things Foundation and is part of the wider Be Connected initiative. Be Connected is an Australian government initiative committed to increasing …

Retirement village or aged care?

Throughout our lives we make choices about where to live, largely driven by lifestyle, work or family. However, as we get older our health or increasing levels of frailty may have a greater impact on these choices.  Homes come in a variety of shapes, styles and legal structures. Planning ahead and researching options can help …

The secrets of Small Business Survival

By Brendan Nixon When you are heading towards retirement the last thing you want is to see your small business go belly up! It’s important to regularly check the health of your businesses.  Small businesses are vital for the nation’s economy, accounting for nearly 98% all Australian businesses and employing 2.2 million people (ABS February …

Travel further with a Mobility Scooter

PREMIER MOBILITY CENTRE If you have difficulty walking, standing or getting around, or suffer from multiple sclerosis or arthritis, a mobility scooter can help you maintain an important measure of independence when running personal errands, shopping or travelling. One of the benefits of a mobility scooter is the ability to take them on public transport …

Tackling the big beast forgiveness

by Sarah Tolmie Today in my relationship coaching practice I had a step-father and his adolescent son working on reconciling their relationship.  It has been a happy family life, mostly, but they have also had some difficult history together, especially as they have traversed the teenage years compounded by other extenuating factors of stress.  Father …

Icon Cancer Centre – Gosford celebrates 25 years of world class care

Icon Cancer Centre Gosford proudly celebrated 25 years since opening their doors to the Gosford community earlier this year, with more than 12 000 patients having been treated with the latest in radiation therapy treatment at the local centre since 1995. The centre offers advanced radiation therapy treatment for all cancer types and ensures rapid …