The latest news & updates on whats happening at PLS

December 16, 2019

This time of year can be full of joy and abundance in many ways for many people, for some it can cause pressure to complete, and for others it's a time of loneliness and struggle. 

And while most of us would love to shower lavish treats on those we love,...

December 3, 2019

Media story: Wellington Times and Western Magazine. December 2nd 2019, Taylor Jurd

The Positive Living Skills team is delighted to gain some media coverage for our Western NSW outback road trip, where PLS Founder, Cath Shaw, and PLS Early Childhood Specialist Hailey Cha...

December 2, 2019

Last week 3 members of the Positive Living Skills team successfully completed a week long rural NSW road trip, introducing the PLS initiative to 10 Early Learning Services who are new to PLS, and visiting existing PLS member Schools and Early Learning services and....

November 7, 2019

'I worry about everything.' 

'I worry so much and I just can't get my brain to stop.'

'I'm a worrier or a worry-wart.'

Do any of these statements sound familiar? 

Ruminating about the past and constantly worrying about the future is not only damaging to our wellbeing, it w...

October 8, 2019

Focus is the key underpinning principle of the Positive Living Skills programs.

Being able to fully connect with a task or to a moment in time is a key driver of success in any area of life, and building the skills to actively direct our focus in positive ways from mom...

September 12, 2019

Today’s article is a little different to our usual approach of sharing practical emotional wellbeing tips.

As this week marks another World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK Day, the state of mental health in our nation continues to worsen, and we believe it’s time for...

August 21, 2019

How much of our life do we actually control?

And if we don't control much, then what's the point of working toward goals?

On one hand we are told that we have the power to design our outcomes and experiences in life, and on the other we are told that the only way to fee...

July 10, 2019

No matter how much you plan, or think positive thoughts, life will inevitably throw you a number of challenges. Physical, emotional, relationship, career, financial - whatever area of life you choose, you will face unexpected obstacles, some of which can seem insurmoun...

May 7, 2019

How many times have you had dinner somewhere, or visited a shop, or gone on a long awaited outing or holiday and thought, I expected more.

You hoped the food would be tastier for the price, or the views better given what you'd heard, or the service wasn't as good as you...

April 3, 2019

When asked what we want most for the people we love, most of us will answer, 'I just want them to be happy.'

We all want to be happy. To do or have what we think will please us and give us joy. 

We naturally attach the achievement of goals, or the having of the...

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