As we live in this time of pandemic with its threat to life and its fractured political and economic systems, we are all subject to significantly increased physical and psychological vulnerability. Even those of us in the best situations wake
The world is pretty topsy-turvy right now because of COVID-19. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or stressed by it all, be reassured that this is a very normal response. However, it’s important to go easy on yourself and to take time for self-care.
Here at ANFI we thought we'd use this blog to guide parents through this tough time. We'll take you through how your child’s brain may be reacting during the coronavirus pandemic, and help you to respond in a brain smart way. Read full
Don’t go to work. Don’t see your friends. Don’t visit your grandmother in a nursing home. Don’t bring food to your sister who works at a hospital. Don’t hold your wife’s hand while she gives birth. Don’t play together. Don’t
You are about to take the stage to speak in front of a large audience. As you wait, your heart starts to pound, your breathing quickens, your blood pressure rises and your palms sweat. These physiological responses are evolutionarily conserved
As the number of coronavirus cases rises across Australia, the level of anxiety within the community is increasing. Feelings of worry and unease can be expected following a stressful event, such as the recent declaration of a global pandemic, however, it