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Join the Momentum

Join the Momentum

‘Silent Warriors’ Silent warriors are our Defence Forces’ serving and ex-serving members, their spouses and children.   These are the defence families who serve to protect our community and our country. Warriors for thousands of years are known for their courage,...

What would it take to ‘Pause’ just for a moment….?

What would it take to ‘Pause’ just for a moment….?

Feeling a little fatigued, not sleeping well, noticing you may be a little less tolerant than usual and have little or no energy to socialise or enjoy relationships? Have you noticed as you keep going and continue to put the needs of others before your own that you...

Blue Skies and Beachballs

Blue Skies and Beachballs

Accustom to holding beach balls under the water I am drawn to the beauty of the blue skies, distracted, I feel the beach balls begin to move toward the surface, I notice and gently push them down further, keeping them moving with the rhythm of the ocean.   Skies turn,...

A Change In Focus

A Change In Focus

Looking through the telescope on the cliffs of Byron out to the magnificent vast ocean, I was mesmerised by the sun glistening on the water, almost dancing along the ripples of the water as the waves gently rolled upward and downward lightly carrying the dancing...

The Care Professional’s Resilience Program

The Care Professional’s Resilience Program

The Phenomenon of Compassion Fatigue (also known as Secondary Traumatic Stress), first presented by Charles Figley (1995), is referred to as the cost of caring among a care professionals.  Symptoms found in those experiencing compassion fatigue, align with the DSM_IV...

The Cost of Care

The Cost of Care

 It is well reported that care professionals choose their roles, due to an innate desire to care for others.  Nonetheless, it is this desire to care for others that often finds the care professional putting the needs of other before their own, leaving them vulnerable...

The Advantage of the Breath

The Advantage of the Breath

The Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) automatically communicates with your body to help your body respond to demands. Recall when you have been exercising, walking up a steep hill or running, your heart rate increases so you may access more oxygen as you continue...

Finding Stillness

Finding Stillness

When we give ourselves the opportunity to just be, without expectation, judgement, thought or action and really let go, just for a moment, there is a stillness that rests within. It is when we can become comfortable with the stillness that we become present. It is...

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