I lost my mum just over a year ago, after a two year period during which she deteriorated such that she was rarely lucid, could not get out of bed, and seemed to spend the day in her own head, unable even to listen to music or watch a screen. It was tragic to see…
Our whole working world seem totally unprepared to be supporting working families. The overt message, through paid maternity leave, subsidised childcare, is that we value mothers in the workforce and want them back. However, women seem to be being asked to make a choice. After she returns to work from maternity leave, during which time…
Why do individuals well into their adulthood lives find themselves having recurring nightmares about their HSC? Amanda Gordon explains the reasons behind recurring nightmares in the following Mama Mia article.
The majority of individuals who set a New Year’s resolution will fail, and in this Studio 10 interview Amanda Gordon explains how to avoid the common pitfalls. Amanda also gives her top tips on how you can keep to your New Year’s resolutions this year.
Amanda Gordon discusses how pornography is able to rewire and damage the brain in the long term in this Studio 10 interview.
New Year is almost always associated with New Year’s Resolutions. Many people wisely use this quieter time of the year to reflect on their lives and consider ways to enhance them in the coming year. They then resolve to do things differently, or – less wisely – to aim for a particular outcome. There is…
The impact of child abuse and physical abuse on children. Overcoming the lasting effects of child abuse. Amanda Gordon provides some advice on this extremely important topic.
How to avoid common arguments over money in a relationship. Salary inequality, pooling resources, common goals and budgeting. Amanda Gordon features on Studio 10 to give some practical advice.
Having three kids in a family can be a challenge to devote enough time to support all the children. Amanda Gordon shares tips on how to be present as a parent and spread yourself evenly across your children.
The impact of mental health on detainees and asylum seekers. How does a young child deal with having been an asylum seeker? Amanda Gordon speaks on Network Ten about these issues.