Day: May 4, 2019

What to do when your productivity flatlines

// GUEST POST BY TEEN GIRL MICOL, YR 12, BRISBANE. “We’ve all been there: it’s 11pm and you’re mid-way through writing that English assignment which is due tomorrow, but words don’t seem to make sense anymore.”

We Review: Best Organisational Diaries

// GUEST POST BY TEEN GIRL MICOL, YR 12, BRISBANE. There’s no doubt about the importance of planners, so we’ve put together a quick review of a few of our favourite planners to make it a little easier for you to find your most compatible match.

5 essential time management strategies

// GUEST POST BY TEEN GIRL TALIA, YR 9, BRISBANE. “Time management. Known by all, but mastered by none. No one has enough time to do it all however there are a few tips to make your life that little bit easier!”

Exam looming? How to use pressure to your advantage

// GUEST POST BY TEEN GIRL TALIA, YR 9, BRISBANE. “EXAMS. We hate that word.  Although nothing can quite beat the feeling of completing one. That little rush of adrenaline that allows you to write the final sentence and complete the final fraction. Adrenaline can be used to our advantage … and so can pressure.”

What to do when everyone around you is stressing out

// GUEST POST BY TEEN GIRL TALIA, YR 9, BRISBANE. “Stress is contagious. I think that’s probably a fact. If everyone around you is stressed, you begin to realise the things in your life that maybe you should be worrying about.”

Laura Gervais Talks Stress & Pressure

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1557565609585{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”] // GUEST POST BY EXTRAORDINARY WOMAN LAURA GERVAIS, DIGITAL RECRUITMENT MANAGER & WORLD TRAVELLER Someone once told me that stress kicks in when your brain realises that your to do list is much greater than your capacity to complete it all. Either you simply don’t have enough time, or you just …

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Amy Chan Talks Dealing With Pressure

VIDEO POST: We chat to Amy Chan, PhD student in Molecular Biology, about how to tell when negative emotions are creeping in and how to deal with pressure.

Ky Furneaux Talks Motivation

VIDEO POST: We chat to Hollywood Stunt Artist, Survival Expert and Author Ky Furneaux about how to find motivation and stay accountable to your goals, even on those days when a Netflix binge is calling your name.

When pressure turns into stress, and what to do about it

It’s a creeper in the night and a thief of sleep. It’s a wave of emotion leaving cold sweats and a pounding heartbeat in its wake. It’s the tightness in your chest and the uncontrollable shakes taking over your body.

'Teen Whisperer' Tanya Meessmann and Neuroscientist and Counsellor Dr Diane Harner dish out comprehensive (and entertaining!) advice on how to support your daughter's confidence growth.