Blog Category: Stress

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Suicide Prevention: Healing The Wound of Disconnectedness

The latest suicide figures from the ABS are alarming, worrying and hide a world full[...]

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A ‘good enough’ Christmas

Take a quick trip to a shopping centre around Christmas and you will likely witness frenetic rushing,[...]

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The school pickup war zone

Thanks to the rapid changes in technology especially smart phones, well-meaning parents are much more[...]

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Angry children

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about why some children vent after school and how[...]

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Helping Children & Teens with Transitions

Transitioning from one state of being to another is always challenging. As children and adolescents[...]

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Coping with Christmas

In this “Maggie Moment”, Maggie talks about how intense life can be at the end[...]

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Parenting with the Brain in Mind

Over the past 15-20 years there has been a massive outpouring of research that explores[...]

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The silver lining to every natural disaster

Whether it be storms, earthquakes, bushfires or floods, life can hurl some unexpected hurdles our[...]

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Taming the teen stress monster

For many of our teens one thing is certain: stress levels are set to rise[...]

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The 3 Rs to family happiness: resilience, routine & relaxation

It’s something that’s easy to forget or hold on to in our busy lives, but[...]

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Free webinar: Living with Adolescents Q&A with Maggie

In this free webinar, Maggie took parents’ questions about living with adolescents. Maggie talked about: dealing with a[...]

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Creating Your Own Life

Before I explore empowerment – which is what I plan to cover in this article[...]

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Adolescent Stress

In my book, Saving our Adolescents (2010), I wrote that I was concerned that today’s[...]

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Why Women Shouldn’t Always Leave Themselves the Burnt Chop

I have met so many interesting and weary grown-ups lately. I put a beautiful picture[...]

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A Bit of Shoosh Please… We’re Making Magic

When my four sons were young and I was working as a teacher life was[...]

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Really Surviving Life: Real Resilience and Passion

“In humanistic psychology resilience refers to ‘an individual’s ability to thrive and fulfil potential despite[...]

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Parenting when time is scarce

It’s the little things that matter and there’s always time for the little things, Maggie[...]

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Free Audio Collection

Sleepytime and Safe’n’Sound audio tracks These 2 free audio tracks may be useful to parents[...]