Wellbeing

PTSD Awareness Day: Understanding and Supporting Mental Health

PTSD Awareness Day, observed annually on 27th June, is dedicated to raising awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition triggered by experiencing or witnessing traumatic events. This day emphasises the importance of understanding PTSD, reducing stigma, and providing support to those affected. What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress…...

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Calm Your Mind: The Benefits of Box Breathing

Breathing techniques are an effective way to manage stress, anxiety, and overall mental health. One such technique, box breathing, is particularly powerful and easy to practice. In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of box breathing and how to incorporate it into your daily routine. What is Box Breathing? Box…...

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week in Australia

National Volunteer Week in Australia is a time to recognise and celebrate the incredible contributions of volunteers who dedicate their time, energy, and skills to make a difference in our communities. This week is all about appreciating the selfless acts of kindness and the positive impact that volunteers have on…...

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Navigating Mother’s Day: Support for Those Who Find It Challenging

Mother’s Day is a celebration filled with love and appreciation, but for some, it can be a day of mixed emotions. Whether it’s due to the loss of a mother, estrangement, or the challenges of motherhood, this day can bring a range of feelings to the surface. Understanding the Complex…...

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Cultivating Inner Safety for Trauma Recovery

In the journey through life’s challenges, particularly after experiencing trauma, cultivating an internal sense of safety is crucial. This deep-seated assurance extends beyond physical security, embodying a profound acceptance and understanding within ourselves. It reassures us of our worthiness of love and care, acting as a foundation for healing. The…...

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Taking Care of Yourself This Anzac Day

Anzac Day is a significant day for many Australians and New Zealanders, a time for remembrance and reflection on the sacrifices made by past and present service members. While it’s a day of national pride and solemn respect, it can also stir deep emotions. Here are some ways to practice…...

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Unlocking Better Mental Health with Five Key Strategies for 2024

As we welcome 2024, it’s time to renew our commitment to mental health by integrating simple, yet profound habits into our daily routines. These practices aren’t just beneficial; they’re foundational to cultivating a life of emotional balance and psychological resilience. 1. The Power of Mindfulness Mindfulness isn’t just a trend;…...

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