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Ways for parents to support their young adults through mental health challenges and the pressures of tertiary study.

“Embrace the glorious mess that you are.” 


“Hi I’m Tracey and I used to be a glorious mess. Now I’m a work in progress.”

This is how I would introduce myself if there was a recovery group for adults dealing with the consequences of the dumb decisions the...

Navigating your child's transition from teenager to young adult isn't easy - every child needs their own approach. Here's the principles that could guide you through these important years.

“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.” Carlton Fisk

It's winter and our minds naturally turn to seeking comfort - comfort food and getting comfortable in our homes and lives, so we can get through those winter months.

But if...

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I’m constantly amazed at the stories I hear from parents, of when they were at high school and trying to decide on a future career path. Getting told to be a health worker when the person had no science background; being advised to apply...

If you are about to graduate from a tertiary study course, it's a time of mixed emotions and uncertainty.

You have probably been studying, learning and testing yourself continuously, so the concept of stopping this cycle and doing something else is exciting and strange...

Yes! If you find the right internship for your skills and interests, then it is a great way to gain work experience, for a short period of time (usually 2-6 months) and you should be paid for it!

The concept of internships is now popular in New Zealand - if you are at U...

Your definitive guide to all those questions that parents and students have about Gap Years.

Leaving High School and taking a step into the big wide world is HUGE, and sometimes a student isn’t ready to dive straight into tertiary studies or a full-time role. This isn’t...

The world of work has changed! Here's how to find a career path that fits with today's thinking and opportunities.

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