two minute moves exercise and self care in hospital

Two Minute Moves – Exercise in Hospital

We all know how important exercise is, however when you’re in hospital caring for a sick child, working out a daily exercise routine is next to impossible. Lizzy Williamson is the amazing brain behind Two Minute Moves and she very kindly took the time to give Cocooned some great ideas on ways to get moving, […]

Hush Foundation – The Healing Qualities of Music

The healing qualities of music are not a new discovery, however its use in children’s hospitals across Australia, identifies the crucial role it continues to play across both treatment and rehabilitation. Doctor Catherine Crock, founder of the Hush Foundation, recognised this more than a decade ago. The Hush Foundation is an Australian charity transforming the culture of healthcare through the […]

Practicing Mindfulness in Hospital

Practicing mindfulness while you are caring for a child in hospital can be wonderfully rewarding. It can help you to relax, take stock, feel refreshed and help you to cope with what is a very difficult situation. So what is mindfulness? Mindfulness is basically any technique which allows you to focus wholly on a single […]