Welcome to the Phelly BlogAs you know, my mission is to help children feel better about themselves and their journey through childhood. At the same time, I want to help parents and kids connect so that the child feels supported and parents feel they know what is going on. In this, the Phelly blog, we share thoughts and resources for parents and kids designed at helping kids to just be kids. Happy reading!
Why does Phelly Exist?04/04/18
Pheletant the Elephant exists to help children just be children. There are too many saddening statistics about Australian (and worldwide) kids, so we wanted to do something to make a difference. If you are curious to know more, have a look at this short
The reality that we experience is largely determined by what we do inside our heads. This means that everyone experiences any given situation differently. It’s our internal representations that determine how we view the world and everything we experience. Let’s look at the below examples, I’m sure you will recognise a few:
How your body affects your mind27/02/18
Our thoughts affect our breathing pattern, muscle tension, posture, facial expression and feelings. Truly, they do. Go ahead, think of something hilariously funny and you begin to laugh. Think of someone whose death is a sad loss to you and your eyes may begin to water. Think now of a stranger in your house in the middle of the night and your heart starts to pump much faster, adrenaline flows, and blood is mobilized from digestion and other activities to the extremities of your body so you are ready to act. You may even sweat! These are just some examples to show the influence your mind has over your body.