Coastrek “Wild women on top”

https://www.coastrek.com.au/fundraisers/christineporta/melbourne-30km-2022 This year, I’m walking for mental health by taking part in Coastrek, the ultimate team trekking and fundraising challenge, proudly supporting Beyond Blue. Along with over 10,000 other Coastrekkers, mostly women, I will be walking a really, really long way to support the three million people in Australia living with anxiety and depression, and […]


What to do when you feel overwhelmed by life pressures

What is stress?  When faced with a challenging situation or stressful event, our bodies respond by activating the nervous system and releasing hormones including cortisol and adrenalin.  These hormones bring about certain physical changes in the body, helping us to react appropriately and deal with the challenge presented. However, if the stress is ongoing and […]