🎥 How to practise active listening 1 min read
The way to improve your listening skills is to practise "active listening." This is where you make a conscious effort to hear not only the words that another person is saying but, more importantly, the complete message being communicated.
🎥 Supporting Year 12s this academic year during COVID-19 1 min read
Coronavirus means Year 12 students nationwide are preparing for a very different year. Psychologist Collett Smart discusses how you can help your child thrive in their last year of school during COVID-19.
Weight gain and body issues post lockdown 1 min read
We've been through a lot the past few months and being hard on yourself about your body should not be one of them! Psychologist Collett Smart talks us through on how to be kind to ourselves and how we can...
Suffering from mum guilt? Here are 9 ways to beat it 6 min read
How to deal with the guilt trip you get from simply being a mum.
🎥 Why good enough parenting is the best parenting 1 min read
Good enough parents do not strive to be perfect parents and do not expect perfection from their children. Accepting mistakes relieves a lot of pressure from parenting. Psychologist Collett Smart discusses the science and reasoning behind good enough parenting. After...
3 reasons why you should stop yelling at your kids 6 min read
A psychologist explains why we shout at our kids, whether it will cause irreparable damage and strategies we can take to stop shouting at them.
🎥 How to raise resilient kids who don't give up 1 min read
Psychologist Collett Smart walks us through the strategies to help teach your child to embrace challenges, persevere and grow from mistakes.
🎥 How to set limits without damaging your teenager 1 min read
Parenting teenagers can be tough specially when they're in the stage that becomes out of control. Psychologist Collett Smart walks us through as to why teenagers rebel and push limits with parents.
🎥 Working from home and your mental health 1 min read
Still working from home despite eased restrictions? In reality, this is more like working at home during a crisis. The pressures and struggles are not only different—but harder. Resident psychologist Collett Smart has some tips on how to stay sane....
🎥 Why do siblings fight all the time?! 1 min read
What should parents do when their kids won't stop fighting? Psychologist Collett Smart gives us the low-down. Fret not, she doesn't stop there. Watch the video through to find out her top tips to actually get them to stop fighting!...