At OnBundock, our Townsville team of psychologists and social workers are regularly researching resources for clients and colleagues. We would like to share with you some great resources for you.
A lot of research has suggested that creative endeavours – from drawing to dancing – have an array of benefits on our well-being. Creativity can reduce feelings of depression, anxiety and stress. It’s also great if you’re looking to improve your self-esteem and find a sense of achievement and control in life. OnBundock invites you to have a look at the following benefits and tips to boost your creativity.
It can be difficult to know exactly what to do when you’re friend is going through hard times. Friends and family can often feel helpless. But having some knowledge and knowing a few resources can really help you and your friend feel supported. OnBundock offers a few tips on what to do when your friend or family member becomes depressed.
While the use of social media is considered beneficial and can enhance social connectedness, too much time online can be harmful to children and teens. OnBundock has put together some tips to improve your child’s online use.
As we know in the workplace, we need to look after our own wellbeing as a top priority before we can look after others. However, it’s not always easy to keep up with self-care when we feel overloaded. OnBundock offers the following tips to keep you on track:
As parents, we always have our child’s best interest at heart and with the added knowledge from the psychologists at OnBundock you’re sure to encourage a healthy future for your child.
Hundreds of people were affected by the recent floods. A large number of these are children who may have suffered major disruption, losses, or lived through frightening experiences. Many other children have been affected indirectly, through hearing about the floods or knowing someone who has lost their home. These can all be challenging experiences for children.
When a disaster happens in a community, it can be highly distressing for many people. But there is a lot that family, friends, volunteers and community members can do to help those affected.
(all year long)!
Wouldn’t it be good if we were in the 8% of people who achieve their New Years Resolutions! We’ve put together a list of tips to suggest ways for you to work towards accomplishing just that…
1. Exercise: 15-20 minutes of brisk exercise per day helps release those “feel good” endorphins and can really help turn things around. (It also helps burn off some of those extra calories we may have enjoyed.)