Laurinda Jones
Posted by laurinda.jones | August 31, 2022

Hi, I’m Laurinda Jones, a South African immigrant living on the Gold Coast, Australia. As someone who experienced trauma back in South Africa, I know just how harsh a teacher...

how to help your child calm down
How To Help Your Child Calm Down
Posted by laurinda.jones | August 29, 2022

Try this fun activity to quickly get your child to calm down and follow your instructions. Most issues I deal with in my practice as a play therapist have to...

Do I Have Unresolved Grief - Sage Affect
Do I Have Unresolved Grief?
Posted by laurinda.jones | January 16, 2022

An essential guide on what unresolved grief feels like and how to unblock the grieving process. Are you grieving the death of a loved one or a pet?  Perhaps a...

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A Time for Everything
Posted by laurinda.jones | August 26, 2021

Dedicated to my dad, Derick Mocke (1 September 1943 – 14 August 2021) "There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven." Ecclesiastes 3:1  These...

Is Vitamin B12 and Folate Good for Depression - Sage Affect
Is Vitamin B12 and Folate Good for Depression?
Posted by laurinda.jones | June 7, 2021

Have you experienced any mood changes recently? It may be time to book an appointment with your doctor. Your body may be lacking in two essential vitamins: folate (folic acid)...

What is My Purpose - Sage Affect
What is My Purpose?
Posted by laurinda.jones | May 17, 2021

Do you sometimes wonder what your purpose in life is? Who are you really? Why are you here, and what are you meant to contribute to life? Does your existence...

when all hope is lost
When All Hope is Lost
Posted by laurinda.jones | February 4, 2021

If you feel a little lost and in need of hope, you may like to read about the one thing you can try TODAY to help you find the motivation...

The Surprising Benefit of Art Therapy - Sage Affect
The Surprising Benefit of Art Therapy
Posted by laurinda.jones | July 2, 2020

All around the world, 'Headline News' is drawing our attention to how overwhelmed, stressed-out and anxious we all are. I'm not sure about you, but I can certainly relate to...