Two sporting role models you can talk to your children about

As an Australian, sport can be a very big part of your community life. An article in the Sydney Morning Herald showed that on average Australian families are spending $2180 a year on children’s sport activities. Some of our biggest...

Resilience In The Invictus Games: A Deep Dive Into The Event That Made A Splash

The Invictus Games – held recently in Sydney - is an international multi-sport event, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports.

Share the Journey

By the Resilience Centre Team October is Mental Health Month and the theme is “Share the journey”. This is recognition that it is our connections to others which gets us through the hard times and make the good times even...

Psychologists Are Human After All

Psychologists are regarded as experts in the human condition but they are still very human themselves. Psychologist Sarah Piper talks to Leigh Hatcher about her resilience journey, from working in indigenous and war torn communities, through parenthood, to psychologist at...

What is Meditation? and How to do it?

Meditation is a topic that has recently received a great deal of attention for its benefits, especially those pertaining to mental health. Historically, meditation was considered to be an alternative health care practice originating in the East. However, with the...

Thinking there is perfection is your first imperfection (the first of many)

Hi, my name is Alison and I am a perfectionist. Actually, let me rephrase that. I’m a recovering perfectionist. Take it from me, the road to recovery from perfectionism is a long and difficult one. Why is perfectionism such a...

Being Positive and Resilient. What does it mean?

Positive Psychology and Resilience Lyn Worsley Clinical Psychologist. Over the past month I had the pleasure of attending two amazing conferences on the other side of the world. The first one was the Pathways to Resilience conference in Halifax, Canada,...