WellSprings

Wellbeing Information for Parents

Welcome to WellSprings, Catholic Regional College Caroline Springs online library of resources and websites about wellbeing issues for parents. The Wellbeing Team aims to provide the best possible resources to help our
parent community understand a range of wellbeing issues relevant to them. Click onto the issue that interests you and follow the links to what we think reflects current best practice in this area. We hope to make this website more interactive in the future, inviting parents to participate in online discussions, blogs and webinars, so keep coming back to see what's new and what's happening in the Wellbeing area.

If you have any concerns regarding your child then please feel free to contact the College and one of the Student Wellbeing Team members will speak to you. We are only too happy to talk to you, working together to produce the best possible outcome for your child.

Our door is always open to you.

Best wishes,
The Wellbeing Team

 

Please find the list below of a range of wellbeing apps accompanied with a brief description of their purpose. 

Smiling Mind

Mindfulness Meditation

Smiling Mind help build individual mental health and wellbeing through positive, pre-emptive tools based on mindfulness meditation.

https://smilingmind.com.au/

Recharge

Recharge is a personalised six-week program that helps improve your general health and wellbeing by focusing on four key areas:

a regular wake and sleep time each day, achieved gradually over six weeks

an alarm clock that triggers fun activities designed to get you up and out of bed

increasing your exposure to daylight early in the day, to help reset your body clock

encouraging you to increase physical activity, especially within two hours of waking up.

https://au.reachout.com/tools-and-apps/recharge

SnoreLab

Record, measure and track your snoring with the No.1 snoring management app:

Measures snoring intensity (Snore Score)

Records sound samples

Tests the effectiveness of snoring remedies

Tracks the impact of lifestyle factors
Millions of nights monitored

http://www.snorelab.com/

OurPact

OurPact is a simple family locator and parental control app that allows parents to locate family members and limit screen time by blocking internet and app access.

http://ourpact.com/

moodgym

moodgym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.

https://moodgym.com.au/

The Brave Program

The BRAVE Program is an interactive, online program for the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety. The programs are free, and provide ways for children and teenagers to better cope with their worries. There are also programs for parents.

https://brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/

Reach Out – Breathe

ReachOut Breathe helps you reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety by slowing down your breathing and your heart rate with your iPhone or Apple Watch.

https://au.reachout.com/tools-and-apps/reachout-breathe

Reach Out – Worry Time

ReachOut WorryTime interrupts this repetitive thinking by setting aside your worries until later, so you don't get caught up in them and can get on with your day. This means you can deal with worries once a day, rather than carrying them around with you 24/7.

https://au.reachout.com/tools-and-apps/reachout-worrytime

Couch to 5K – c25k

C25K, is a fantastic program that's been designed to get just about anyone from the couch to running 5 kilometers or 30 minutes in just 9 weeks.

http://www.c25k.com/

Mojo – previously known as Gratitude Journal

Mojo stands for "More than a Journal". Using proven gratitude and mindfulness techniques, it's a fun way to train your mind for a happier, healthier, more enjoyable life by noting your day’s best moments. It is my promise that if you write about the things you appreciate in others, life, and in yourself, you will have a dramastic change in just thirty days.

http://welovemojo.com/