Validation

The work we need to do to self-validate is a patient but deliberate process. Being compassionate to ourselves through that evolution and development is fundamental…

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Deb Roberts
Exam anxiety

This week's blog is a poetic meditation on exam anxiety, an emotion that many of us, and our families, experience. Let me know what memories or experiences this poem brings about for you? Or the ways you navigate the emotion of anxiety when it arrives. SOS-Care by Deb Roberts aims to normalise discussions on emotional health and well-being. Please contact us for more information.

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Rewiring resilience

Resilience is a word being bandied around by various experts, various philosophies and across industries. I hope that the term is not being overused to the point that people are tiring of talking about it or discussing it’s importance. The essence of resilience is about the ability to bounce back from adversity and challenges. 

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Deb Roberts
Thank you

Today's blog post is a poetic reflection on being thankful and on mindfulness. I hope you enjoy it.
Be kind to one another, Deb.

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Challenges in sitting with sadness in life

A poem sharing thoughts about the challenges in sitting with sadness in life. Please share it with anyone you think may benefit from it this week, and let them know about the SOS-Care mission which aims to normalise discussions about mental health and well-being with young adults and school communities.

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Finding the light: Part 1

So why can’t we be more open and accepting of our mental health? Because society still deems it weak and being vulnerable is largely seen as a weakness even with renowned author and researcher Brene Brown maintaining that it is strong to be vulnerable.

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Space

Giving and receiving space is a relevant and poignant matter.  If one gives space to themselves and others there is a sense of fluidity and flexibility.  There are options, opportunities and a vastness.

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Deb Roberts