Tania Curley wins Community Service Award for work with Mood Active, here receiving award from Matthew Thistlethwaite MP, Federal Member for Kingsford Smith

Tania Curley awarded Community Service Award by Matthew Thistlethwaite MP, Federal Member for Kingsford Smith

Last night Tania Curley, was awarded the Community Service Award for dedicated service to our community, at the Kingsford Smith Community Service Awards. The ceremony were hosted by Matthew Thistlethwaite MP, Federal Member for Kingsford Smith.…
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Checkout our new Mood Active Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aKnD0yyOj0 Mood Active is a group exercise program and also an exercise education program. So we're looking to engage people who are in what we'd call the low intensity needs into the mental health…
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4 Ways to keep active during the holidays

The holiday season is truly upon us. And while it can be one of the happiest times of the year – it can also bring a lot of stress and pressure. Here are some tips on how to stay motivated and keep feeling the benefits of exercise over the…

Tennis, music and company – stories from the Mood Active court

Mood Active volunteer, Theresa Lintvelt, was keen to experience the program first-hand and joined Cam for a session of cardio tennis. Here’s how she found her first session. “It was a cloudy Wednesday morning and I was braving Sydney…
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Nothing but the truth: Beating the winter blues

What can we do to beat these winter blues? Find out in 'Nothing but the truth: Beating the Winter Blues', by The House of Wellness. Exploring Depression and Seasonal Defective Disorder, the segment features Mood Active Co-Founder and President…

STRAIGHT SETS: Q&A WITH CAM WILSON, MOOD ACTIVE FOUNDER

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Cam wears a lot of hats. He is our co-founder, head trainer, committee president, a qualified tennis coach and freelance travel journalist. He has also battled bipolar depression since his late teens, and relies on exercise to boost his own…
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STUDY: Exercise can prevent depression

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This week new research was released from The Black Dog Institute which found physical activity can prevent depression. The international team included researchers from The Black Dog Institute, UNSW Sydney and Western Sydney University's NICM…
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What is the DASS and why is it important?

The DASS, Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales is a test used to measure negative emotional states of depression, anxiety and tension/stress. Developed by researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the test involves 42 parts…
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What happens to our brain when we exercise?

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We all know that breaking a little sweat does wonders for our physical health, but there is increasing information about the benefits of exercise on our mental health. Research over recent years has discovered that simple exercise does wonders…
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Shining a light on Mood Active: Q&A with Nicole Franke

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Nicole Franke is a mother, a letter writer, and a Home & Away aficionado. After the birth of her daughter 23 years ago, Nicole was diagnosed with Bipolar and has been managing her condition ever since. Recently, she tried something new…