Month: October 2018

Stars in the Garden 2018

18 October 2018

Stars In The Garden has become an absolute highlight of Youth Opportunities calendar and we are looking forward to this year’s event, once again to be held at the estate of Robert & Melanie Champion de Crespigny. Our band of supporters has embraced this luncheon in the last few years and, since the inaugural event, […]

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A Farewell… and A Welcome

It is with much gratitude and a little sadness we said goodbye, earlier this year, to Graham Hobbs as Board Chairman after a long and valued relationship with Youth Opportunities. Graham Hobbs has been with Youth Opportunities from the very early days of the organisation, both as a Board member and generous donor. Graham has […]

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Derby Day at the HWY

Join us on November 3rd for Derby Day at The HWY! Youth Opportunities is proud to be the chosen charity for this annual event, taking place again thanks to the generous support of Tim and Kelly Rugless from Brighton Foodland and The HWY hotel. Now in its sixth year, the event has raised more than $50,000 […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 5 Personal Leadership

12 October 2018

P E R S O N A L  L E A D E R S H I P “Remind yourself, you’re in the driver’s seat of your own life!” At Youth Opportunities, we believe it’s your choice! Our founder Peter Marshman once said “You can hope the circumstances and situations will be right to make […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 4 Goals

 G O A L S  “Nothing changes if nothing changes” Goal Setting, Personal Growth and Having Purpose – how can you get closer to where you want to be? It’s about taking small, decisive steps that move you in a positive direction, bringing you one step closer to being your best possible self.  Be S.M.A.R.T […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 3 Communication

10 October 2018

S E L F  T A L K Otherwise known as your ‘inner voice’. Positive Self Talk makes you feel good about yourself and the things that are going on in your life. It’s like having an optimistic voice in your head that always looks on the bright side. Examples: ‘I am doing the best I can’ […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 2 Happiness

9 October 2018

H A P P I N E S S We’re on the pursuit of happiness! What makes you happy? Create your own list of things that improve your mood. CHAT – to a friend or family member MOVE – go for a walk, exercise or use a punching bag (endorphins are great!!) RELAX – Meditate, […]

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Mental Health Week – 5 Day Challenge: Day 1 Sweet Slumber

8 October 2018

This week is Mental Health Week – and we are asking our social media friends to join us for a 5-day Challenge! We will be focusing on a few keys areas and sharing lots of tips to help you overcome challenges and be the best version of yourself. Including Sleep Hygiene, Healthy Habits, Communication, Stress […]

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