March 11, 2020

The idea of Listen Up materialised in October 2017, after The Kindness Collective had been running for about a year and we had begun facilitating workshops and speaking at some of the local high schools. Working at the university one day, I was called by one of my scho...

On the 13th April 2017, The Kindness Collective hosted its first free event - a sunrise yoga class at Nelson Park, Alexandra Headland, attended by about 10 of our local community members. These classes, thanks to the kind support of youth mental health organisation Hea...

March 1, 2019

A little insight into The Kindness Collective...

The Kindness Collective is a group of Sunshine Coast locals sharing their skills and passions to improve the health and wellbeing of Sunshine Coast residents, while bringing members of the community together through free...

This month we caught up with Natasha Jivan, who runs Insight Psychology Clinic at Maroochydore, to learn more about one of her primary areas of treatment: eating disorders. Below she has shared with us some important insights to help us understand the condition and tho...

January 2, 2019

A personal story by Jess Lane - Acro enthusiast and teacher on the Sunshine Coast

What is AcroYoga? Obviously it combines yoga and acrobatic techniques. There is a flyer and a base, who move through flows or sequences together in various ways (I encourage you to Google...

September 11, 2017

When I was 19, I was diagnosed with endometriosis.

Severe endometriosis. The kind that "we usually see in women in their forties." But that’s not where my story begins.

When I was 12, I got my first period – and it was excruciatingly painful. Now, I always used to pride...

August 23, 2017

The amounts of conversations I’ve had with others lately about fear is incredible. And I don’t mean that it’s unacceptable. It’s totally acceptable; it has to be! We’re human and fear is a natural part of our range of emotions. It plays the very valuable role of keepin...

June 15, 2017

Received a Kindness Card? Here's some ideas on how you can pay it forward!

1. Buy coffee for somebody at a cafe. Leave the card with the cashier to pass on to the receiver.​

2. Leave chocolates on a co-workers desk, with the kindness card attached.

3. Place flowers on...

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The Kindness Collective




Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia