Pregnant in a pandemic 4 min read
When COVID-19 arrived in Australia, I was 20 weeks into my third pregnancy, making it one of my biggest challenges yet.
Parenting a toddler? Simply step back and watch, study recommends 2 min read
Parents reported significantly lower stress levels, with more confidence and a better understanding of their children’s capabilities.
How a conversation saved my life 5 min read
The first time I tried to kill myself, I was just 12 years old. . . . Over the next eight years, I would try to take my life another 13 times—coming pretty close a few times.
🎥How to help kids manage stress 1 min read
Coronavirus has caused extra stress for everyone, including our children. But what is stress for kids and what are the effects of stress on kids? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses teaching kids about stress and tips for stress reduction for kids....
Talking to your kids about that TikTok video 2 min read
What you can do if your child's watched that TikTok suicide video and how to prevent such incidents in future.
If you know kids this age, you need to check if they're OK 2 min read
Studies reveal age group suffering the biggest mental health hit during lockdown.
🎥 What is gaslighting abuse? 1 min read
What is gaslighting and how do you know if it's happening to you? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses this form of emotional abuse and how to deal with it.
🎥 3 tips from a psychologist as COVID-19 restrictions ease 1 min read
As coronavirus restrictions ease, we need to be aware of our mental health. But will "normal" life be the same? Psychologist Collett Smart provides three tips to help you transition back into life after lockdown.
🎥 How to remain calm under pressure 1 min read
You're not at your best when you're stressed, and remaining calm when life throws stressors your way is one of greatest life skills you can develop. Psychologist Collett Smart explains how to stay calm in the midst of anxiety and...
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...