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Event Title: Essential Oils for ADHD, Anxiety & Sleep
Organisation: Northern Beaches ADHD Support Group
Posted On: 15/05/2018

Essential Oils for ADHD, Anxiety & Sleep

Join me and a small group of ADHD mums/dads for a relaxing, social gathering learning which essential oils may help your child's ADHD, anxiety & sleep & how you can also use them to live a more low-tox lifestyle, whilst enjoying healthy snacks & drinks. During the evening, you'll have the opportunity to experience the oils, a beautiful hand massage and everyone will leave with a gift to take home!

I've been an ADHD mum for 20 years but I've also had to help my daughter deal with chronic anxiety as well as sleep difficulties, digestive issues and chronic fatigue syndrome. We've found that getting to the root cause of problems and treating them naturally has proved most effective and this has led us to leading a more clean eating, low-tox lifestsyle. Adding therapeutic grade essential oils to our daily routines has enabled us to make this shift so easily. I've loved using essential oils for years and they are my go to remedy for anything from a headache to sunburn and everything in between - skincare, haircare, cooking, cleaning, first aid, emotional support and the list goes on.

Essential oils are an affordable, easy to use and extremely effective way to assist many health and behavioural issues.

Come join me as I take you on an essential oils journey to empower yourself with natural solutions to enhance your family's wellbeing.

You will learn:

* What essential oils are & how to use them safely
* The potent affect essential oils have on the brain
* How to effectively use essential oils to detox your daily life
* Which oils will assist your ADHD child and your family to:

Enhance focus & staying on task
Relieve anxiety & calm emotions
Allow deeper, higher quality sleep
Support the nervous system
Support the immune system
Improve digestive health

Follow my Facebook page Low Tox Essentials or Essential Oils for ADHD, Anxiety, Sleep & Mumma Self Love or you can check out my DoTERRA website

If you can't make it on this date, but are interested in coming to a future event, in finding out more about DoTerra's oils or to join me in sharing these oils with others, please drop me an email at
Event Title: From Depression to Hope Course for Women Term 2
Organisation: Reach Community Initiatives
Posted On: 30/04/2018

A free small group course for women with mild to moderate anxiety or depression will run over four consecutive Monday nights, learn tips to move from depression to hope. The course will run on the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th May from 7.30pm-9.00pm. Registrations are essential, visit our website or phone Belinda at 02 9807 2500.
Event Title: School Holidays - Dumbeat
Organisation: Creating Links (NSW) Limited
Posted On: 30/04/2018
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Drum therapy group that will enable youth with challenging behaviours to learn new ways of expression. A way for the children to reduce anxiety and build healthy relationships.
Event Title: Money Minded
Organisation: Parramatta Misison
Posted On: 23/04/2018
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Develop your money skills for FREE with 'Money Minded'. This program will help you to create a budget, reduce your debt or save more regularly.

Event Title: FREE Boot Camp
Organisation: Mission Australia, Reclink Australia, Kimz Boot Camp
Posted On: 18/04/2018
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If you are looking for a new way to exercise and to get fit for 2014 then this is for YOU!
Come along and be trained by a professional female trainer while having fun and meeting new people…..
Please bring a bottle of water, joggers, towel or mat.

Mondays: 9.30am -10.30am
22nd Oct - 17th Dec

Thursdays: 11.30AM - 12.30PM
25th Oct - 13th Dec

Booking please call Maria: 0458 204600
Event Title: Koori Arts & Craft
Organisation: Mission Australia, Tafe Outreach
Posted On: 17/04/2018
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For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

With Leanne Tobin

(Leanne Tobin is a descendant of the Darug people of Western Sydney, NSW. Tobin works in a variety of media including acrylic, charcoal, ochre and pastel)

DATE: Wednesdays 24th September - 19th December 2018
LOCATION: Mt Druitt Community Health
Cnr Buran and Kelly Cl, Mt Druitt
TIME: 11.00am—1.30pm

Contact Maria: 0458 204600
Event Title: Arts & Culture
Organisation: Mission Australia
Posted On: 11/04/2018
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Come along and meet new people from different cultures and try your hand at some artwork. This course also includes basic painting, using different mediums and some Indigenous painting.

Where: Willmot Public School
Discovery Ave, Willmot
When: Mondays May 7th - June 25th
Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm
Where: Bidwill Public School
Bunya Rd, Bidwill
When: Wednesdays May 9th - June 27th
Time: 9.30am - 12.00pm

Please contact Maria on: 0458 204600
Event Title: Women: Self Esteem & Communication
Organisation: Relationships Australia
Posted On: 10/04/2018
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This 8 week program will help participants to better understand themselves and others, and develop strategies to enhance self-esteem and confidence.

You will develop skills to build self-esteem and self-confidence, recognise behavioural triggers and how to respond when communication with others. this process will also enhance emotional regulation and stability, along with practical problem solving skills.
Event Title: Come and Celebrate Neighbourhood Centre Week with us!
Organisation: Community Junction Inc.
Posted On: 09/04/2018
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CommunityJunction Inc. will be holding a Neighbourhood Centre Week event on Monday 30th April 2018 at Arthur Neave Memorial Hall in Werrington from 2:30pm - 5pm. Bring the family along and enjoy a FREE sausage sizzle, jumping castle, Rooby's REaDing Tent, other kids activities and meet local services in your area including Penrith City Council. See you there!
Event Title: Culinary Taster Course
Organisation: Manly Warringah Women's Resource Centre in conjunction with TAFE NSW
Posted On: 09/04/2018
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TAFE Northern Beaches in conjunction with Manly Warringah Women's Resource Centre are running a free, 9 week culinary taster course. The program will introduce you to food safety and hygiene, food preparation, preparing meals on a budget and industry employment opportunities. The program commences Friday May 4 from 930am to 2.30pm and will be a the TAFE NSW Northern Beaches Campus. To enrol in this course please call 9971 4499 or email

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