Cycling Oz

Cycling Oz fundraiser for MoodActive

In March 2021, Sarah Davis, Mood Active Secretary and her friend Tara Lal will be embarking on a mammoth 5000km unsupported cycling journey across Australia. It's all in the name of mental health and they will be fundraising for MoodActive…
New year’s resolution setting

Getting the best out of your New Year’s resolutions

At the start of a New Year, it’s common to make New Year’s resolutions. These usually range from having a particular goal, forming good habits, or stopping bad habits. In the current climate where COVID-19 is still very much amongst us,…
Pets to improve mental health

Pets can help improve mental health

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If you needed an excuse for having a pet, we can’t think of a better one than this: pets are important for mental health.  Research says that emotional support from a human-animal relationship can reduce the perception of stressful…
Exercising after a break

How to start exercising after a break

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It is well documented that exercise is a great mood booster for those with depression and anxiety. However sometimes, when we take a long break from it we find it challenging to get back into the routine of it all, or even start again. Here…
Meet the trainers

Meet the Trainers: Emily Commens

Welcome back for our third edition of meet the trainer.This week we chat to Emily (or is that Jessica?) who joined just in time to go with us through the bumpy ride that 2020 has proven to be. Read on to find out more about Em. 9 questions…

Two ClubGRANTS Wins for Mood Active

Thanks to the generous support of a few local businesses through ClubGRANTS, whose funding will allow Mood Active to offer 10 local residents in each region the chance to participate in Mood Active's 8-week exercise coaching program for…
Meet the trainers

Meet the Trainers: Naomi Blair

We’re back to once again celebrate our amazing volunteers!For this week’s interview, we speak to another long-standing volunteer: Naomi Blair 8 questions with: Naomi BlairHow long have you worked with Mood Active? 2 years  …
Meet the trainers

Meet the Trainers: Yatesy

Mood Active wouldn’t be what it is without the amazing cohort of volunteers that support us. That’s why we’re starting our “Meet the Trainers” series where we interview each of our trainers, so you can get to know the person behind…
Tips for mental health day

5 tips to get the most from a Mental Health day

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The pandemic has changed a lot about the way we live our lives. Whether we realise it or not, we are often more anxious when our routines are disrupted. Feeling like this can sometimes get in the way of what we need to get done in our day, which…